June 4, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • A patent for the ATM is granted to Don Wetzel, Tom Barnes and George Chastain

Deaths in History

Person of interestArna Bontemps

Arna Bontemps, American poet (Harlem Renaissance), dies of heart attack at 72 in Nashville

  • Emma "Grandma" Gatewood, American ultra-light hiking pioneer and 1st woman to hike the Appalachian Trail alone, dies of an apparent heart attack at 85
  • Murray Wilson, father of beachboys Brian, Carl & Dennis, dies at 55