On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1973

Historical Events

  • 60th Tour de France won by Luis Ocana of Spain
  • US Open Women's Golf, CC of Rochester: Susie Maxwell Berning wins by 5 from Gloria Ehret & Shelley Hamlin for her third national title

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Jones, Australian rock musician (Savage Garden - "Truly, Madly, Deeply"), born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • Mike Sweeney, American baseball player
  • Ronald Ray Howard, American murderer (d. 2005)
  • Rufus Wainwright, Canadian-American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
1973 Highlights

About July 22, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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