What Happened on January 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi
  • New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Elizabeth Spivey, Spartanburg SC, Miss America-SC (1996)
  • CuauhtĂ©moc Blanco, Mexican footballer
  • Liz Ellis, Australian netball captain

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77