What Happened on September 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4th place finish in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza is enough to clinch Jackie Stewart his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship
  • US Open Men's Tennis: Australian John Newcombe wins his second US title; beats Jan KodeŇ° 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazuhisa Ishii, Japanese baseball player
  • Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Todd McMillon, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Troy Rudolph, production asst (Suburbanators, Viper)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel N Behrman, US stage/screenwriter (Quo Vardis), dies at 80