What Happened on March 7, 1973

Historical Events

  • Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory

Election of Interest

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Parlour, English footballer (Arsenal), born in Romford, England
  • Sébastien Izambard, French operatic pop singer (Il Divo), born in Paris, France
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Andre de Meulemeester, Belgian World War I fighter ace known as the "Eagle of Flanders" with 11 known kills and 19 unconfirmed, dies at 78

About March 7, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 18 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