On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 5 months later
  • England cricket batsman Frank Hayes scores unbeaten 106 in Test debut in 1st Test v West Indies at The Oval, London; tourists win by 158 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy MacDonald, American skateboarder (8-time X Games Vert & Vert Doubles champion), born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Chandra North, American supermodel
  • Jerry Rivera, Puerto Rican singer (Abriendo Puertas), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico