What Happened on October 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bret Hudson, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Efren Ramirez, American actor
  • Lene, Norwegian singer (Aqua)
  • Maria Wetterstrand, Swedish politician
  • Verka Serduchka, Ukrainian entertainer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPaavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi, Finnish middle & long distance runner (9 Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28), dies of Atherosclerosis at 76

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Paul Hartman, American actor (Petticoat Junction, Inherit the Wind), dies at 69