On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Noel Fielding, British comedian (The Mighty Boosh, The Great British Baking Show), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo E. Gadda, Italian engineer and writer (War Diary), dies at 79
  • George Breakston, French-American producer, actor and director (Jungle Stampede, It Happened One Night), dies at 53
  • Vaughn Monroe, American singer and orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 61
1973 Highlights

About May 21, 1973

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

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

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