On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1973

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, Canadian NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Houston, Texas
  • Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Argentine football forward, born in La Plata, Argentina
  • Matthew Barnaby, Canadian NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Bowles, American writer and playwright, dies at 56
1973 Highlights

About May 4, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus