What Happened on July 19, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Saïd Taghmaoui, French actor
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

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

About July 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
  • UK #1 Song: Welcome Home - Peters & Lee