On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants

Conference meetingMeeting 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, 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? 47 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini