On This Day

October 7, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Scotsman Jackie Stewart wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship despite withdrawing from the season ending US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen; wins title by 16 points from Emerson Fittipaldi

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dida, Brazilian footballer
  • Gerald McBurrows, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • Priest Holmes, running back (Baltimore Ravens)