On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Columbia Records fires president Clive Davis for misappropriating $100,000 in funds, Davis will start Arista records
  • Thomas Bradley elected 1st African American mayor of Los Angeles, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Alpay Özalan, Turkish soccer centre back, manager, politician (Turkey 90 caps), born in Izmir, Turkey
  • Malcolm Allen, Australian swimmer (1995 World C'ships gold 4x200m freestyle relay), born in Wauchope, NSW
  • Mark Lee, American musician (guitarist for Third Day)

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Applewhite, entertainer, dies
  • P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)