What Happened on January 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda as 1st player signed as a DH
  • Islanders break 12 game losing streak, 20 game road winless streak

Television Finale

John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus" on BBC TV

1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Burnie Burns, American film producer & comedian (Machinima, Rooster Teeth), born in Rochester, New York
  • Crispian Mills [Boulting], British singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • Edward Jasper, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Tyler, Texas
  • Junior Burrough, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Regilio Vreede, Dutch football player (Blue White, RKC), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
Born in 1973

About January 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months 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