On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • At Paris air show, Tupolev 144, a Soviet supersonic airliner ("Concorde-ski"), crashes, 15 killed

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Ilie Năstase of Romania wins his second Grand Slam singles title; beats Czech star Niki Pilić 6-3, 6-3, 6-0

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Emanuel, American NFL safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Indiantown, Florida
  • Sargis Sargsian, Yerevan Armenia, tennis star (1995 NCAA)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan marries actress Jaya Bhaduri


Famous Deaths

  • Dory Funk, professional wrestler (b. 1919)