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

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Kennison, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant

Famous Deaths

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