On This Day

March 6, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter (he hits 2 HRs & knocks in 7 RBIs)

Deaths in History

  • Pearl S. Buck, American author (Good Earth - Nobel Prize 1938), dies at 80
  • Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67