What Happened on January 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV

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30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win

  • Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
  • In the run up to the first anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' there is serious rioting in Derry, North Ireland
  • Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame
  • Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jerome Allen, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
  • Robert Braknis, 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • John Banner, actor (Schultz-Hogan's Heroes), dies on 62nd birthday