On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1973

Historical Events

  • American League adopts designated hitter rule
  • Famous victory at the SCG Pakistan chasing 158 all out 106

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Dickenson, Canadian football coach and quarterback (Calgary Stampeders), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress (Magma M. and Kasia i Tomek), born in Krosno OdrzaƄskie, Poland

Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid, Indian Cricket Batsman and captain (164 Tests, 13,288 runs @ 52.31, 36 x 100s; 344 ODIs), born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

  • Rockmond Dunbar, American actor (Earth 2, Prison Break), born in Berkeley, California

Famous Deaths

  • Isabel Randolph, American actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83
  • Rudolf Kubin, Czech cellist, dies a day after 64th birthday
1973 Highlights

About January 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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