Other events from '73 when Stevie Wonder was involved in crash
Some other local and national events happening in August 1973 when Stevie Wonder had his accident in Salisbury:
– U.S. Sen. Sam Ervin Jr. of North Carolina is becoming one of America’s most recognized men thanks to his role as chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee.
– Authorities have Vice President Spiro Agnew under investigation for bribery, extortion and tax fraud, stemming from his days as Maryland governor.
– Secretariat, the horse which captured the Triple Crown in June, comes in second to Onion in the Aug. 4 Whitney Stakes.
– The Rowan County Board of Commissioners tries to decide whether to allow beer and wine sales on Sundays.
– U.S. military forces pound targets in Cambodia.
– Ford, GM and Chrysler endorse a proposed law requiring the use of seat belts.
– Talks escalate about a tennis challenge match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
– The Rowan County American Legion baseball team continues in the Western playoffs against Shelby.