On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1973

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

California Angel Nolan Ryan 2nd no-hitter beats Detroit Tigers, 6-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Ray Davies announces his retirement from The Kinks then attempts suicide

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Austin Green, American actor (David-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Chris Taylor, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser
  • John Dolmayan, Lebanese-born drummer (System of a Down)

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence White, American guitarist (Byrds), killed by a drunk driver at 29
1973 Highlights

About July 15, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer