What Happened on May 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Soviet party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Dotty Fothergill

Famous Birthdays

  • Dario Franchitti, Scottish racecar driver
  • Darren Van Impe, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • David Bailey, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Donyell Marshall, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors)
  • Tory James, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Walter Scott, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin, American politician, 1st woman elected to US Congress (R-Montana), women's rights advocate and pacifist, dies at 92

1st Woman Elected to Congress Jeannette Rankin
1st Woman Elected to Congress
Jeannette Rankin