On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1973

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


Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Thure, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Downey, California
  • Damon Stoudamire, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Joanette Kruger, tennis star, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Norihiko Hibino, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka, Japan
1973 Highlights

About September 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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