On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Ada Choi, Hong Kong actress
  • David Reid, light middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Demis Nikolaidis, Greek footballer

Famous Weddings

  • "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds Mary Carlson

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, dies at 63
1973 Highlights

About September 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo