What Happened on September 3, 1973

Historical Events

Golf Tournament

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

1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Stoudamire, American basketball guard (NBA Rookie of the Year 1996; Toronto Raptors) and coach (University of the Pacific 2016-21), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Norihiko Hibino, Japanese video game composer, born in Osaka, Japan
Born in 1973

About September 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Donny Osmond