On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1973

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Peter Shaffer's musical "Equus" premieres in London

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-François Bergeron, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
  • Kate Beckinsale, British actress (Underworld series), born in London
  • Lenka Kotková [Šarounová], Czech astronomer and discoverer of minor planets, born in Dobřichovice, Czechoslovakia
  • Peter Heijstek, Dutch soccer player (DFC/Dordrecht '90)
1973 Highlights

About July 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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