On This Day

October 7, 1973 in Sports History

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, born in Bahia, Brazil
  • Gerald McBurrows, American safety (St Louis Rams), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Priest Holmes, American running back (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas