What Happened on May 4, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st TV network female nudity-Steambath (PBS)-Valerie Perrine
  • BPAA US Women's Bowling Open won by Millie Martorella
  • Longest baseball game in Veterans' Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings
  • Patriarch Shenuda II of Kopitisch church visits the pope
  • Wings release "Red Rose Speedway" in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Hervey, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Argentine footballer
  • Matthew Barnaby, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Michelle Martinez, Miss America (Texas-Top 10-1997), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Bowles, American writer and playwright, dies at 56