On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champ
  • Professional track debut of Kip Keino defeating Jim Ryun in the mile
  • San Francisco 49er pres Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams

Famous Birthdays

  • Chip McCaw, volleyball setter (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
  • Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Houston, Texas
  • Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Olympic gold 1998)