What Happened on January 7, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Purlie" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • British Darts Organisation founded in North London
  • Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
  • Johnny Watkins bowls six overs 0-21 v Pakistan Never again
  • US poet James Merrill wins Bollingen Prize
  • WNPB TV channel 13 in Marquette, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Engram, wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • Brian Milne, fullback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer
  • Ricky Wood, Van Nuys California, diver (Olympics-96)
  • Robert Dunn, Glenn Cove NY, team handball left wing (Olympics-1996)