What Happened on June 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st du Maurier Golf Classic (La Canadienne): Jocelyne Bourassa
  • 73rd US Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC PA

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Claudio, Puerto Rican Business Consultant
  • Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
  • Louis Leterrier, French film director

Famous Deaths

  • Luis Van Rooten, Mexican-born, American actor, author and translator (One Man's Family), dies at 66

Person of interestTarsila do Amaral

Tarsila do Amaral, Brazilian modernist artist, dies at 86