On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Acting FBI director L Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal
  • Ireland edges France, 6-4 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin to create a 5-way tie for the Five Nations Rugby Championship; each nation wins their 2 home matches

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAdrien Brody

Adrien Brody, American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in New York City

  • David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer, born in Parana, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
  • Minna Gombell, dies in Santa Monica CA