On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1973

Historical Events

  • For the first time graduates studying from home with 'the Open University' receive their degrees
  • Gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Robinson, American NBA forward (Milw, Olympic gold 1996), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Ryan Drummond, American voice actor, born in Lima, Ohio
  • Travis Davis, American NFL strong safety (New Orleans Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Wilmington, California
1973 Highlights

About January 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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