On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants

Meeting of Interest

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev visits the US and President Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Julie Depardieu, French actress, born in Paris, France
  • Tracy Noonan, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, dies at 71
  • Roger Delgado, English actor (Doctor Who, Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), dies in a road accident at 55
  • Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer/founder AVRO, dies at 84
1973 Highlights

About June 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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