What Happened on July 29, 1973

Historical Events

  • Greek plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy
  • Led Zeppelin has more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton hotel

Famous Birthdays

  • James Otto, American country singer (MuzikMafia), born in Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Stephen Dorff, American actor (I Know My Name is Steven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • WanyĆ” Morris, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men - "I'll Make Love to You"; "End Of The Road"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Eileen Percy, Irish silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
  • Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)
  • Roger Williamson, English racing driver (b. 1948)
1973 Highlights

About July 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

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