What Happened on January 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin

Famous Birthdays

  • Burnie Burns, American film producer and comedian (Machinima, Rooster Teeth), born in Rochester, New York
  • Crispian Mills, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • Edward Jasper, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Junior Burrough, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Regilio Vreede, soccer player (Blue White, RKC)