What Happened on March 12, 1973

Historical Events

  • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In last airs on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Banks, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Gabriel Mendez, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Keif Bryant, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Louis Laros, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Vitesse)

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Williamson Ballou, American organist, composer and educator, dies at 57
  • Frankie Frisch, American Baseball HOF infielder (3 x MLB All-Star; 4 x World Series; NL MVP 1931; NY Giants, St.L Cardinals) and manager (St.L Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs), dies at 74
  • Manuel Rojas, Chilean writer (Hijo de Ladron), dies at 77
1973 Highlights

About March 12, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade