What Happened on June 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev visits the US and President Nixon

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Julie Depardieu, French actress
  • Rayna Stewart, safety/cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Tracy Noonan, Lawrence Mass, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Mahler, 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