On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Elmore Smith of Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Sergio Tofano, Italian actor (b. 1883)
  • Taha Hussein, Egyptian writer (b. 1889)