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
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

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

About March 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 25 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