On This Day

October 23, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

19 year old American tennis star Chris Evert retains her WTA Tour Championship at Boca Raton, Florida; beats Nancy Richey Gunter 6-3, 6-3 in the final

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

Birthdays in Sport

  • Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Mac Cozier, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Shawn Wooden, free safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sjoerd Sanders, soccer player (PSV/MVV)