What Happened on July 21, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

Braves Hank Aaron hits Philadelphia Phillies Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th HR, in Atlanta

  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa Atoll in the Pacific
  • USSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of red planet
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

Ali LandryAli Landry (49 years old)

American actress and pageant winner (Miss USA 1996), born in Cecilia, Louisiana

  • Stephen Clarke, Canadian swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Russell Hardie, American actor (Sequoia, In Old Kentucky), dies after long illness at 69

About July 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 12 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