What day of the week was June 23, 1973?

The day of the week June 23rd, 1973 fell on was a Saturday.

Gerry Birrell the Scottish race car driver (b. 1944) died on this day in 1973.

A fire at a house in Hull the England which kills a six year old boy is passed off as an accident; it later emerges as the first of 26 deaths by fire caused over the next seven years by arsonist Peter Dinsdale.