On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1973

Historical Events

  • 6th ABA championship: Indiana Pacers beat Ky Colonels, 4 games to 3
  • Dueling Tubas by Martin Mull hits #92

Famous Birthdays

  • Kendra Kassebaum, American stage actress (Wicked), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • MacKenzie Astin, American actor (Facts of Life, Garbage Pail Kids), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Travis Lutter, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter (The Ultimate Fighter 4), born in Chamberlain, Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Art Pollard, American racecar driver (b. 1927)
  • Frances Marion, American screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85
1973 Highlights

About May 12, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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