On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
  • 9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4

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

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/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, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player

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