On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Pratt, Australian tennis star (1995 Futures Australia), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • Paul Lieftink, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Spakenburg)
  • Ryan Franklin, American baseball player
  • Yannis Anastasiou, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Jeffery, British music manager (b. 1933)
  • Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
  • Rupert Crosse, American actor, 1st African-American to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award (The Reivers), dies of lung cancer at 45