On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1973

Historical Events

  • Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco appointed premier of Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Lexa Doig, Canadian actress
  • Lucija Šerbedžija, Croatian actress
  • Michael Sheldon, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)

Famous Deaths

  • Christine Bakker-van Bosse, Dutch feminist and pacifist, dies at 88
  • Eino Mauno Aleksanteri Linnala, composer, dies at 76
  • Gerald F. Bogan, U.S. Navy aviator and vice admiral who served in World War I & II, dies at 78
1973 Highlights

About June 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini