On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1973

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

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Ilie Năstase of Romania wins his second Grand Slam singles title, besting Croat player Niki Pilić of Yugoslavia, 6-3, 6-3, 6-0


Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

Amitabh Bachchan

Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan marries actress Jaya Bhaduri

Famous Deaths

  • Dory Funk, professional wrestler (b. 1919)
1973 Highlights

About June 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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