On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1973

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Lawsuit in Detroit challenges Little League's "no girls" rule
  • New Zealand ship HMNZS Otago sails for Mururoa nuclear test zone after France‚Äôs refusal to accept an International Court of Justice injunction against its atmospheric nuclear testing
  • Northern Ireland Assembly elections take place

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete, born in Szeged, Hungary
  • Alberto Berastegui, Spanish tennis player, born in Bilbao, Spain
  • Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ingrid Seynhaeve, Belgian model (Look of the Year 1991), born in Brussels, Belgium
1973 Highlights

About June 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer