What Happened on January 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
  • Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
  • Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies
  • J. Carrol Naish, American actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan), dies at 73
  • Masao Ohba, world champion Japanese boxer (b. 1949)