What Happened on January 15, 1973

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Battle of Interest

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


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, educator, and conductor (Collegium Musicum Antverpiense), dies at 68
1973 Highlights

About January 15, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 13 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