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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

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? 47 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo