On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1973

Historical Events

  • "The Rocky Horror Show" stage production first opens in London written by Richard O'Brian and directed by Jim Sharman and starring Tim Curry

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) and Willie Davis (LA Dodgers) both record 2,000th MLB career hit; Rose, a single in 4-0 win vs SF Giants; Davis, a HR in 3-0 win vs Atlanta Braves

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
Baseball Player Willie Davis
Baseball Player
Willie Davis

Famous Birthdays

  • Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
1973 Highlights

About June 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini