On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Desert Song" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
  • Conference of less developed countries approves forming "producers' associations" and calls for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied Arab lands

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

Person of interestRose McGowan

Rose McGowan, American actress (Charmed) and sexual harassment activist, born in Florence, Italy

Actress and Activist Rose McGowan
Actress and Activist
Rose McGowan

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Fournier, American baseball player, 1912-27 (White Sox; Cardinals; Brooklyn Robins) dies at 83
1973 Highlights

About September 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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