On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1973

Historical Events

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: 1964 champion Mary Mills wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Betty Burfeindt

  • NASA launches Radio Astronomy Explorer 49 into lunar orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Sanders, safety (NY Giants)
  • Carl Kidd, NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders)
  • David Friedman, American child actor (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Faith Evans, American singer-songwriter, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Pokey Reese, American baseball player
  • Wade Miller, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Famous Deaths

  • William M. Inge, American playwright (Come Back Little Sheba), dies at 60
1973 Highlights

About June 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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