On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1973

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dave Cowens wins NBA MVP

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens
  • US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Bridgewater, American 200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics 1996)
  • Marc Overmars, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • Mark Platt, Peterborough Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sebastiano Siviglia, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Melville Cooper, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Father of the Bride), dies of cancer at 76 [1]
1973 Highlights

About March 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries