On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1973

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

Person of interestJim Parsons

Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Houston, Texas

Actor and Producer Jim Parsons
Actor and Producer
Jim Parsons
  • Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Olympic gold 1998)
1973 Highlights

About March 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries