On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1973

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Mets future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays is named to NL All Star team for 24th time (ties Stan Musial)

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Saïd Taghmaoui, French actor

Famous Deaths

  • Vasily Dmitriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 33
1973 Highlights

About July 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer