On This Day

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 & comedian (Machinima, Rooster Teeth), born in Rochester, New York
  • Crispian Mills, English singer-songwriter & 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