On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Braves Hank Aaron hits Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th HR

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Landry, American actress and pageant winner (Miss USA 1996), born in Cecilia, Louisiana
  • Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)

Famous Deaths

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