On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1973

Historical Events

  • 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bruce Lee collapses in Golden Harvest studios in Hong Kong and is rushed to Hong Kong Baptist Hospital where doctors diagnose him with cerebral edema

Martial Artist and Actor Bruce Lee
Martial Artist and Actor
Bruce Lee
  • Establishment of Frente Polisario in Mauritania
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Yvan Cournoyer has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 6-4 to take title, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerome Williams, American NBA forward (Detroit Pistons), born in Washington D.C.
  • Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player
  • Rüştü Reçber, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (120 caps, record appearance holder, FIFA World Cup All Star Team: 2002; Fenerbahçe, Barcelona, Beşiktaş), born in Korkuteli, Turkey

Famous Deaths

  • Jack E. Leonard, American comedian (Disorderly Orderly), dies at 62
  • Loren Tindall, American actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost), dies of heart attack at 51
1973 Highlights

About May 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus