On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour" TV Variety; debut on ABC
  • Biggest US tanker "Brooklyn" christened (230,000 ton)
  • Observers aboard Concorde jet observe 72-min solar eclipse

Famous Birthdays

  • Chan Ho Park, Kong Ju City Korea, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Dodda Ganesh, Indian cricketer and pace bowler (Karnataka & India), born in Bengaluru, India

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)

16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark
16th Prime Minister of Canada
Joe Clark

Famous Deaths

  • Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R Bishop and Martyr (b. 1903)
  • Elmer Layden, College Football Hall of Fame fullback (Notre Dame legendary 4-horsemen, 1st NFL Commissioner), dies at 70
  • Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a Cold Climate), one of the Mitford sisters, dies of cancer at 68
1973 Highlights

About June 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer