What Happened on March 6, 1973

Historical Events

  • In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter (he hits 2 HRs & knocks in 7 RBIs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Olson, American middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Greg Ostertag, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
  • Michael Finley, NBA guard/forward (Phoenix Suns/Dallas Mavericks)
  • Terry Adams, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Mobile, Alabama
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Kletzki [Paweł Klecki], Polish-Swiss violinist, composer, and conductor, dies during orchestral rehearsal at 72

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

American author (The Good Earth - Nobel Prize for Literature, 1938), and humanitarian, dies of lung cancer at 80

1973 Highlights

About March 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade