What Happened on February 1, 1973

Historical Events

  • Outfielder Monte Irvin is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues; fourth inductee through the committee

Famous Birthdays

  • Makiko Ohmoto, Japanese voice actress, born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Tiia Reima, Finnish ice hockey center (bronze Olympics 1998; World C'ships 1990, 92, 94, 97, 99; 4 x Euro C'ship gold), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Yuri Landman, Dutch instrument inventor & musician, born in Zwolle, Netherlands
1973 Highlights

About February 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crocodile Rock - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Blockbuster - Sweet