February 18, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 15th Daytona 500: Richard Petty wins (157.205 MPH)
  • 54-kg octopus measuring 7m across captured in Hood Canal, Washington
  • Belgian Emiel Puttemans runs 3,000m indoor record 7:39.2

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Frank Costello, Italian-American gangster (The Prime Minister of the Underworld), dies of a heart attack at 82

Gangster Frank Costello
Frank Costello