On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1973

Historical Events

  • Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
  • New York City Marathon: American Nina Kuscsik retains her crown in 2:57:07; Tom Fleming wins men's race in 2:21:54
  • New York Yankees close 50th year at Yankee Stadium with an 8-5 loss to Detroit Tigers for an 80-82 season record; manager Ralph Houk resigns
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Pitseolak, Inuit photographer and author (b. 1902)
1973 Highlights

About September 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra