Historical Events on April 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dock strike in Gent/Antwerp, Belgium
  • Indian troops invade Sikkim
  • Launch of Pioneer 11 spacecraft.
  • Pioneer 11 launched toward Jupiter & Saturn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roberto Clemente Day, Pirates retire his #

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • US launches Pioneer 11 to Jupiter & Saturn
  • Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes 1st designated hitter, he walks