On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1973

Historical Events

  • Brothers Gaylord (Hall of Fame) and Jim Perry (3-time All Star) face each other for only time in MLB, Tigers beat Indians 5-4, Gaylord charged with loss
  • General Walters, serves as acting director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Aucoin, Canadian NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Devin Bush, American NFL strong safety (Atlanta Falcons), born in Miami, Florida
  • Patrick Wilson, American actor (Angels in America), born in Norfolk, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Karel AnĨerl, Czechoslovak conductor (Czech Philharmonic, 1950-68; Toronto Symphony, 1968-73), composer, and Auschwitz survivor, dies at 65
1973 Highlights

About July 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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