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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon suspends all US offensive action in N 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
  • Randy Srochenski, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Famous Deaths

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