On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Black September" terrorists occupy Saudi Embassy in Khartoum

Famous Birthdays

  • Dejan Bodiroga, Serbian basketball forward (FIBA World Cup 1998 [MVP], 2002, Yugoslavia; EuroLeague Final Four MVP 2002, 03; Panathinaikos, FC Barcelona), born in Klek, Serbia
  • Paul Popowich, actor (Tommy Tricker & Stamp Traveler)
  • Trevor Sinclair, English soccer winger (12 caps; Blackpool, West Ham, QPR, Manchester City), born in Dulwich, England

Famous Deaths

  • Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, assassinated
1973 Highlights

About March 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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