What Happened on January 1, 1973

Historical Events

  • 39th Orange Bowl: #9 Nebraska beats #12 Notre Dame, 40-6
  • 59th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #3 Ohio State, 42-17

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Home favourite John Newcombe beats Onny Parun of New Zealand 6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1 for his first Australian title

  • Britain, Ireland and Denmark become 7th, 8th and 9th members of the European Common Market
  • West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta)
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anwar Mansoor Mangrio, Sindhi poet & research scholar.
Born in 1973

About January 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: New Year's Day (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond