On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1973

Historical Events

  • NBC TV premiere of pilot episode of "Police Story", based on Los Angeles Police Dept. Joseph Wambaugh's writings

Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Roberto Clemente elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death in a plane crash

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Yarbrough, American actor
  • Christopher Heinz, American businessman; son of Teresa Heinz
  • Jane March, Edgeware England, actress (Lover)
  • Jung Woo-sung, South Korean actor
  • Nico Boje, cricketer (South African ODI left-arm spinner 1996)
  • Norman Tome, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
1973 Highlights

About March 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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