On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • (Gerald) Maxwell [Rivera], American Grammy Award-winning neo-soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer ("Fortunate"; "Pretty Wings"), born in Brooklyn New York City
  • Verna Vasquez, Miss Universe-best swimsuit (Curacao, 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Athena Lorde, American actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies of cancer at 57
1973 Highlights

About May 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini