What Happened on March 21, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

Montreal Canadiens' left wing Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHL player to score 500 goals

Event of Interest

White House Counsel John Dean tells US President Richard Nixon, "There is a cancer growing on the Presidency"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ananda Lewis, American model and television personality, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jerry Supiran, American child actor (Small Wonder - "Jamie"), born in Arcadia, California
  • Larry Bowie, American NFL running back, 1996-99 (Washington Redskins), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • Stuart Nethercott, English footballer
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Antoni Szałowski, Polish-French composer (The Resurrection of Lazarus; 2 Pieces for Ondes Martenot), dies of a heart attack at 65

About March 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Train - The O'Jays
  • UK #1 Song: Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade