On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 4 Watergate burglars plead guilty in federal court
  • Gene Shalit joins Today Show panel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Paul VI holds an audience with Golda Meir at the Vatican

4th Prime Minister of Israel Golda Meir
4th Prime Minister of Israel
Golda Meir
Pope Paul VI
Pope
Paul VI

BattleBattle of Interest

US President Richard Nixon suspends all US offensive action in North Vietnam

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Nijhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Essam El-Hadary, Egyptian footballer, born in Damietta Governorate, Egypt
  • Randy Srochenski, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Regina, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Coleman Francis, American film director (b. 1919)
  • Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68