On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1973

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

  • Essam El-Hadary, Egyptian footballer, born in Damietta Governorate, Egypt

Famous Deaths

  • Coleman Francis, American film director (b. 1919)
  • Ivan Petrovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68
1973 Highlights

About January 15, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn