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Encyclopedia > 1973 in sports

See also: 1972 in sports, other events of 1973, 1974 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto Racing

Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, autosport or motorsport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Richard Petty (second from left) pictured with his father Lee (to his right), son Kyle (to his left), and grandson Adam (to his far left), in 2000 before the deaths of Lee and Adam. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musican and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Benny Parsons (born July 12, 1941 in Detroit) was an American motorsports driver in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now known as the Nextel Cup Series. ... Indianapolis 500, 1994 The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American race for open-wheel automobiles held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... Gordon Johncock (born 5th August 1937, Coldwater, Michigan) is a former racing driver, best known as a two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 and 1976 Champcar champion. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Roger McCluskey (b. ... The inaugural Formula One World Championship was won by Italian Giuseppe Farina in his Alfa Romeo in 1950, barely defeating his Argentine teammate Juan Manuel Fangio. ... Jackie Stewart speaking at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Sir John Young Stewart OBE (born June 11, 1939 in Dumbartonshire, Scotland), better known as Jackie Stewart, is a three-time Formula One racing champion representing Great Britain. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Henri Pescarolo was a Formula One driver from France. ... Gerard Larrousse was a Formula One driver from France. ... Mécanique Avion TRAction or Matra is a French company covering a wide range of activities mainly related to aeronautics and weaponry which today operates as the Lagardère Group. ... Rallying (international) or rally racing (US) is a form of automobile racing that takes place on normal roads with modified production or specially built road cars. ... The Monte Carlo Rally (officially Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo) is an automobile racing event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco who also organize the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco and the Monaco Kart Cup. ... The Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile, commonly referred to as the FIA, is a non-profit association established in 1904 to represent the interest of motoring organisations and motor car users. ... A Top Fuel dragster, the ultimate in drag racing. ... Cover of Hot Rod magazine, featuring Don Garlits front engine dragster, Wynns Jammer Donald Glenn Garlits (born January 14, 1932, Tampa, Florida) is considered the father of drag racing. ... Clocked Speed = 506 km/h, Kwinana Race Track, W.A., 2005 Top-Fuel Racing refers to a class of drag racing in which the cars are run on 85% nitromethane and about 15% methanol also known as racing alcohol, instead of gasoline. ... The National Hot Rod Association, known as the NHRA, was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 in the State of California to provide a governing body to organize and promote the sport of drag racing. ...

Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Orlando Cepeda (born September 17, 1937) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and right-handed batter who played with the San Francisco Giants (1958-66), St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... A designated hitter, or DH, is a baseball player who is chosen at the start of a game to bat in place of the pitcher. ... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... A designated hitter, or DH, is a baseball player who is chosen at the start of a game to bat in place of the pitcher. ... Ronald Mark Blomberg (born August 23, 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia), nicknamed Boomer, is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and outfielder who played with the New York Yankees (1969, 1971-76) and Chicago White Sox (1978). ... The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1... Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1986 â€¢ 1969 NL Pennants (4) 2000 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 East Division titles (4) 1988 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (2) 2000 â€¢ 1999 Major league nicknames New York Mets (1962-present) Major...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls attempts to score. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university located in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles. ... The University of Memphis was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1912 as the West Tennessee Normal School. ... The National Basketball Association, more commonly referred to as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The New York Knicks (or New York Knickerbockers) are a National Basketball Association team based in New York, New York. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ...

Boxing

Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano at Madison Square Garden, 1951 Julio Cesar Chavez and Ivan Robinson at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, 2005 Amir Khan of Britain and Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa of Cuba at the Athens Olympics, 2004 Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949 in Marshall, Texas) is a former boxer who was twice Heavyweight Champion of the world, a successful businessman, and an ordained Christian minister. ... Joseph William Frazier (born in Beaufort, South Carolina on January 12, 1944), better known as Joe Frazier, is a world famous former boxer and world Heavyweight champion. ... HBO Boxing is a successful TV series that has shown many of boxings greatest fights and historic events during the last 30 years. ...

Cycling

Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... The Tour de France (French for Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is an epic long distance road bicycle racing competition for professionals held over three weeks in July in and around France. ... Luis Ocaña (June 9, 1945 - May 19, 1994) was a Spanish cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1973. ... The professional World Cycling Championship is organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and is a single massed start road race, the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance. ... Felice Gimondi, (born September 29, 1942 in Sedrina, just outside Bergamo, Italy) is a former professional cyclist. ...

Field Hockey

  • March 10 - In an international women's hockey match at Wembley Stadium,England. England are beaten by Ireland 2-1.

A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ...

Figure Skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... World Figure Skating Championships: Mens singles winners: 1896 - Gilbert Fuchs, (Germany) 1897 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1898 - Henning Grenander, (Sweden) 1899 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1900 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1901 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1902 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1903 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1904 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1905 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1906 - Gilbert... Ondrej Nepela (January 22, 1951 - February 2, 1989) was a Slovak figure skater who competed for Czechoslovakia in the late 60s and early 70s. ... Karen Diane Magnussen (born April 4, 1952) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (born September 12, 1949, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet figure skater. ... Alexander Zaitsev (born June 16, 1952) is a former world ice skating champion, a skating coach and administrator from Russia. ...

Football (American)

  • O. J. Simpson becomes the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a single season.

Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... O.J. Simpsons mugshot, taken in 1994 Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California), publicly known by the initials O.J., and nicknamed The Juice, and was a Hall of Fame former college and professional football player and film actor. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Date January 14, 1973 Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum City Los Angeles, California MVP Jake Scott, Safety Favorite Dolphins by 1 National Anthem Andy Williams Little Angels of Holy Angels Church, Chicago, Illinois Coin toss Game referee Halftime show Woody Herman and the University of Michigan Band Attendance 90,182... City Miami, Florida Team Colors Aqua Green, Coral Orange, Blue, and White Head Coach Nick Saban Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot T D League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970-present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-present) Team history... City Landover, Maryland Team Colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs Fight song Hail to the Redskins Mascot {{{mascot}}} League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933-present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC...

Football (Australian Rules)

Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... Australian football, which is also known as Australian rules football, or less formally as Aussie rules or footy is a code of football which originated in Melbourne, Australia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Richmond Football Club, nicknamed The Tigers, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ... The Carlton Football Club, nicknamed The Blues for their dark blue playing colours, is one of the oldest, richest, and most successful Australian rules football clubs. ... The Chas Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal regarded as the most prestigious award for individual players. ... Keith Greig played for the Australian Rules North Melbourne Football Club from 1971 to 1985. ... Kangaroos Football Club logo The Kangaroos Football Club, formerly the North Melbourne Football Club, and informally known as the Shinboners or the Kangaroos plays Australian rules football in the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Canadian)

Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The McGill Redmen are the mens athletic teams that represent McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Football (Soccer)

Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Sunderland Association Football Club (Sunderland AFC or SAFC) is an English Premiership football club, based at the newly-built Stadium of Light in Sunderland, on the River Wear in the North-East of England. ... Leeds United Football Club is the only professional association football club in Leeds. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Golf is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

Women's Golf The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... This article is about the month of May. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Thomas Dean Tommy Aaron (born February 22, 1937 in Gainesville, Georgia) is a professional golfer who is best known for winning The Masters Tournament in 1973. ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with a length of 30 days The month is named after the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter and equivalent to the Greek goddess Hera. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Johnny Miller (born on April 29, 1947) is an American former PGA Tour golfer who was born in San Francisco. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Tom Weiskopf (b 9 November 1942 Massillon, Ohio) is an American golfer whose best years came in the mid 1970s. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... // Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is regarded as the greatest golfer of all time. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... // Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is regarded as the greatest golfer of all time. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Susie Berning (born July 22, 1941 in Pasadena, California) is an American professional golfer. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Mary Mills (born c. ... Kathy Whitworth (born September 27, 1939 in Monahans, Texas) was an American professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ... The Queens Plate is North Americas oldest thoroughbred horse race, run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles for 3-year-old thoroughbed horses, foaled in Canada, run annually in July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. ... Races at Lonchamp - Édouard Manet, 1867 The Prix de LArc de Triomphe is a flat thoroughbred horse race of a 2400 metres (about 1 mile 4 furlongs) raced on turf for 3 year olds and up, Colts, horses, Fillies and mares (exclude geldings). ... Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold) is the first of the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner. ... The Irish Derby Stakes have been held annually at The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland since 1866. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds colts and fillies run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... Morston is a village in Norfolk, England. ... The St. ... Secretariat (March 30, 1970 - October 4, 1989) was an American thoroughbred race horse (Sire: Bold Ruler; Dam: Somethingroyal), born at Meadow Farms Stables in Caroline County, Virginia. ... Ron Joseph Morel Turcotte (born July 22, 1941) is a world-famous jockey. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Churchill Downs ractrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... Secretariat (March 30, 1970 - October 4, 1989) was an American thoroughbred race horse (Sire: Bold Ruler; Dam: Somethingroyal), born at Meadow Farms Stables in Caroline County, Virginia. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... Secretariat (March 30, 1970 - October 4, 1989) was an American thoroughbred race horse (Sire: Bold Ruler; Dam: Somethingroyal), born at Meadow Farms Stables in Caroline County, Virginia. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious horse race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... Secretariat (March 30, 1970 - October 4, 1989) was an American thoroughbred race horse (Sire: Bold Ruler; Dam: Somethingroyal), born at Meadow Farms Stables in Caroline County, Virginia. ...

Harness Racing

A trotter training at Vincennes hippodrome Harness racing is a form of horse-racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers consists of the following horse races: Cane Pace Messenger Stakes Little Brown Jug The traditional order of the races was Cane Pace, Little Brown Jug, and Messenger. ... The Cane Pace is a harness horse race run annually since 1955. ... The Little Brown Jug is a harness race for three-year-old pacing standardbreds hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 at the County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. ... The Messenger Stakes is an American harness racing event for 3-year-old pacing horses. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters consists of the following horse races: Hambletonian Yonkers Trot Kentucky Futurity Since its inauguration in 1955, only seven horses have ever won the Trotting Triple Crown. ... The Hambletonian is a United States harness racing event held annually for three-year-old trotting standardbreds. ... The Yonkers Trot is a harness race for three-year old trotting standardbreds held at Yonkers Raceway in New York. ... The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. ... The Interdominions is a harness racing competition held between horses from Australia and New Zealand. ...

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Art Ross Memorial Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the most valuable ice hockey player in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Robert Earle Clarke OC (b. ... The Philadelphia Flyers are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... The Montreal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League franchise. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a National Hockey League team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... World Hockey Association logo The World Hockey Association (French: Association Mondiale de Hockey) was a professional ice hockey league in North America from 1972 to 1979. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a National Hockey League team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Radiosport

The term Radiosport is of modern Eastern European origin and is used to describe one of several competitive amateur radio activities. ... Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) is an amateur map and compass sport that combines the skills of orienteering and radio direction finding. ... A satellite composite image of Europe // Etymology Picture of Europa, carried away by bull-shaped Zeus. ... The ARRL Logo. ...

Skiing

  • Alpine Skiing
    • The men's overall season champion: Gustavo Thoeni, Italy
    • The women's overall season champion: Annemarie Pröll, Austria

Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest An alpine skier Deep powder skiing Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ... Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ...

Snooker

Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 X 6) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long cushions. ... The World Snooker Championship is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... Ray Reardon is a retired Welsh snooker player. ... Eddie Charlton (31 October 1929 - 7 November 2004) was a world-class Australian snooker player. ...

Tennis

Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... John David Newcombe, born May 23, 1944 in Sydney, Australia, was a former World No. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Jan Kodeš (born March 1, 1946, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) was a right-handed Czech tennis player who won three Grand Slam events in the early-1970s. ... The United States Open tennis championships, commonly refered to as the U.S. Open or as simply the Open, is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... John David Newcombe, born May 23, 1944 in Sydney, Australia, was a former World No. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Billie Jean King, (born November 22, 1943, in Long Beach, California) is a retired tennis player from the United States. ... The United States Open tennis championships, commonly refered to as the U.S. Open or as simply the Open, is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... Davis Cup logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ...

General sporting events

Multi-Sport Events Arctic Winter Games Asian Games Canada Games Commonwealth Games Francophone Games Gaelic Games Gay Games Goodwill Games Nordic Games Pan American Games Paralympic Games Special Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Winter Olympic Games World Games World Wheelchair Games X Games American football Alamo Bowl Aztec Bowl Capital... Image:Iditarod map. ...

Births

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January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Giancarlo Fisichella (born January 14, 1973 in Rome) is an Italian Formula One racing driver. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tomáš Galásek (born January 15, 1973 in Ostrava) is a Czech football player who, as of 2005, is playing for Ajax Amsterdam. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cuauhtémoc Blanco Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo (born January 17, 1973 in Mexico City) is a Mexican football striker, who currently plays for Club América. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yevgeny Sadovyi Yevgeny Sadovyi (born 19, January]], 1973 in Volzky). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mukhran Vakhtangadze (born January 22, 1973 in Batumi) is a Georgian wrestler who competed in the Mens Freestyle 55 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Oscar De La Hoya (born February 4, 1973) —nicknamed the Golden Boy— is a Mexican-American boxer who won the gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gianni Romme (born February 12, 1973 in Lage Zwaluwe) is a Dutch speed skater. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Amy Van Dyken (born February 17, 1973) is an American swimmer who has six career Olympic gold medals. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman (born February 16, 1973) is an Australian athlete. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Shota Arveladze (born February 22, 1973 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian professional football player who currently plays for Rangers F.C.. He is formerly of Dinamo Tbilisi, Trabzonspor, and Ajax Amsterdam, and has finished at least one season as the top goal scorer at all three. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jennifer Thompson (born February 26, 1973), a swimmer, is one of the most decorated Olympians in history, winning twelve medals, including eight golds, while representing the United States of America in the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Marshall William Faulk (born February 26, 1973 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football player in the National Football League. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eric Lindros Eric Bryan Lindros (born February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Romans Vainsteins (born 03 March 1973) is a professional cyclist from Latvia. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Sean Campbell (born on March 3, 1973 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a field hockey player from Canada, who earned his first international cap at the 1999 Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, where he also scored his first international goal. ... March 8 poster from Portugal March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Maximiliano (Max) Caldas (born March 9, 1973 in Buenos Aires) is a field hockey defender from Argentina, who made his debut for the national squad in 1994, and competed for his native country in the 1996 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Jakob Storm Piil was born 3 September 1973 in Denmark. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Edgar Davids (born March 13, 1973 in Paramaribo, Surinam) is a Dutch football player who plays for Tottenham Hotspur F.C. in the English Premiership. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... Xavier (Javier) Arnau Creus (born March 20, 1973 in Terrassa) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (89th in Leap years). ... Marc Overmars (born March 29, 1973) is a former a Dutch football player. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... Simon Mason (born March 30, 1973) is a English field hockey goalkeeper, who participated in three Summer Olympics for Great Britain: in 1996, 2000 and 2004. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Bart Goor (born April 9, 1973) is a Belgian football winger currently playing for R.S.C. Anderlecht. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Roberto Carlos can refer to: Roberto Carlos, Brazilian football (soccer) player. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Roberto Fabián Ayala (born April 14, 1973 in Paraná) is an Argentinian soccer player, who currently plays for the Spanish team Valencia. ... 13 April is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... Nicolas Jalabert was born 13 April 1973 in Mazamet, France. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Tzipora Obziler Hits A Forehand Tzipora Obziler (born April 19, 1973, in Givataym, Israel) is a professional tennis player. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... Michael Blaudzun (born 30 April 1973 in Denmark) is a Danish cyclist. ...

May-August

May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Oliver Neuville (born May 1, 1973) is a striker of the National Football Team of Germany. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Michael Reiziger (born May 3, 1973) is a Dutch footballer, who plays in defence for PSV Eindhoven and the Netherlands national team. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Paolo Savoldelli (born in Clusone, Province of Bergamo, May 7, 1973) is the Italian road racing cyclist for UCI Pro Tour team Discovery Channel and winner of the 2002 and 2005 Giro dItalia. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... Britta Becker (born May 11, 1973) is a German hockey player who made her debut in the German womens field hockey team in 1991 and was the youngest in the Olympic squad in 1992. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Dario Franchitti (born May 19, 1973 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a British race car driver, formerly a competitor in the Champcar series (between 1997 and 2002) and currently driving in the Indy Racing League. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... Dominique Monami (May 31, 1973) is a Belgian professional female tennis player. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Frederik Deburghgraeve is a Belgian swimmer who won the gold medal and a WR during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... Marko Kristal (born June 2, 1973 in Tallinn) is a football midfielder with an outstanding career for the Estonian national team. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Gella Vandecaveye was a Belgian judoka. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Nikolaos Machlas (born 16 June 1973 in Heraklion, Greece) is a footballer who plays as a striker. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... George Hincapie (born June 29, 1973 in Queens, New York City) is an American professional road bicycle racer residing in Greenville, South Carolina. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Marcus Allbäck (born July 5, 1973 in Göteborg) is Swedish football (soccer) striker, who currently plays for FC Copenhagen in Denmark. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Konstantinos Kenteris, also spelt as Konstadinos Kederis (in Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Κεντέρης; born July 11, 1973) is a Greek athlete. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Christian Vieri while at Inter Milan Image © http://soccer-europe. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Craig Parnham (born July 13, 1973) is a English field hockey defender, who participated in two Summer Olympics for Great Britain: in 2000 and 2004. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Stefano Garzelli (born July 16, 1973, in Varese) is an Italian professional road racing cyclist. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... ▶(?) (born July 20, 1973 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is a center/left wing for the Philadelphia Flyers. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... Susie ONeill, famously nicknamed madame Butterfly (born 2 August 1973) was an Australian swimmer from Brisbane, Queensland who won the 200m Butterfly at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 200m Freestyle in Sydney. ... August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Joseba Beloki (b. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... Kieren Perkins Kieren Perkins (born August 14, 1973), was one of the worlds best-ever long-distance swimmers, winning two Olympic gold medals in 1992 and 1996 in the 1500-metre freestyle, and a silver medal in 2000. ... Jared Borgetti Jared Francisco Echeverría Borghetti (born August 14, 1973 in Culiacan, Sinaloa) is a Mexican football striker currently playing for English side Bolton Wanderers F.C., whom he joined in the summer of 2005 for £900,000. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tracy Looze (born August 16, 1973) is an athlete from the Netherlands, although she was born in Australia. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Inge de Bruijn celebrates winning gold, at the final of the womens 100 m Freestyle at the 2000 Olympic Games. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ...

September-December

September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Greg Rusedski (born September 6, 1973) is a British tennis player. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Fabio Cannavaro (born September 13, 1973 in Naples) is an Italian football player, as of 2005 the captain of the Italian national team. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... José Azevedo (born 19 September 1973) is a notable Portuguese professional cyclist. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... Virginia Ruano Pascual (September 21, 1973) is Spanish professional female tennis player. ... Andrei Kivilev (September 20, 1973_March 12, 2003) was a professional cyclist from Kazakhstan. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... Diederik David van Weel (born on September 28, 1973 in Baarn) is a former Dutch field hockey player, who played 61 international matches for The Netherlands, in which he didnt score a single goal. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hicham Arazi is a professional male tennis player from Morocco. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... -1... Ichiro Suzuki (鈴木 一朗, Suzuki Ichirō, イチロー, born October 22, 1973 in Toyoyama, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan) is the right fielder for the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. ... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Brent The Disciple Cooper (b. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... Darren Smith (born November 14, 1973 in Napier) is a field hockey player from New Zealand, who earned his first cap for the national team, nicknamed The Black Sticks, in 1995 against Spain. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Albert Portas (November 15, 1973) is a Spanish prof tennis player, born in Barcelona. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Joe Hudepohl, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, was the youngest member of the 1992 United States Olympic swimming team. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... Mike Oliver (born on November 27, 1973 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a field hockey player from Canada, who was selected for the first time in the National Team in 2001 for the World Cup Qualifier in Scotland. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ryan Giggs Ryan Joseph Giggs (born 29 November 1973 in Cardiff) is a football player also reknowned worldwide as arguably being one of the greatest wingers of all time in the game. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Monica Seles (born December 2, 1973) is a former World No. ... Jan Ullrich in the T-Mobile Team uniform in Pforzheim during the 2005 Tour de France Jan Ullrich in Hanover Jan Ullrich (born December 2, 1973 in Rostock, Germany) is a German professional road bicycle racer. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kristie Boogert (born December 16, 1973, Rotterdam) was a professional female tennis player from the Netherlands. ... Tomasz Czubak (born December 16, 1973) is a former 400 metres runner from Poland. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Paula Radcliffe Paula Jane Radcliffe (born 17 December 1973) is a British long-distance runner. ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Garth John da Silva (born December 28, 1973 in Wellington) is a boxer from New Zealand, who competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ...

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