What Happened on September 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 3rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 2:57:07
  • 4th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54
  • Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Cameron Park Golf Open
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Yanks close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk resigns as manager

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author (b. 1902)