On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American golfer Billy Casper finishes at 20-under-par 264 to beat Australian Bruce Devlin by 1 stroke to win the Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open; his 50th PGA Tour title
  • General Walters ends term as acting director of CIA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Thure, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Damon Stoudamire, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Joanette Kruger, tennis star, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer