On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • American Nina Kuscsik retains her NYC Marathon crown in 2:57:07; Tom Fleming wins Men's race in 2:21:54
  • Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
  • 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)