What Happened on January 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A car bomb explodes in Sackville Place, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, killing 1 person and injuring 17 (no organisation claimed responsibility)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Nixon's second inauguration as President of the United States takes place in Washington, D.C.

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Kennison, American football wide receiver (St Louis Rams), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jalen Rose, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Queen Mathilde of Belgium, born in Uccle, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Amilcar Cabral, Bissau-Guinean nationalist leader, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered at 51
  • Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)