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

Sports History

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

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? 48 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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