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 president Lou Spadia proposes the NFL expands to 30 teams

Famous Birthdays

  • David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer (Lyon), born in Lublin, Poland

Jim Parsons

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

  • Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Philippe Boucher, Canadian NHL defenceman (LA Kings), born in Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec
1973 Highlights

About March 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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