Historical Events on June 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances

Sport awardTennis Open

72nd Men's French Open: Ilie Năstase beats Nikola Pilic (6-3, 6-3, 6-0)

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Sport awardTennis Open

72nd Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Chris Evert (6-7, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • At Paris air show, Tupolev 144, a Soviet supersonic airliner ("Concorde-ski"), crashes, 15 killed
  • Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Sealy-Faberge Golf Classic