What Happened on January 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Olympics 1994, NY Rangers)
  • Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Olympics 1994, NY Rangers)
  • Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Lisette, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956), dies at 53
  • J. Carrol Naish, American actor (Charlie Chan-Adv of Charlie Chan), dies at 73
  • Masao Ohba, world champion Japanese boxer (b. 1949)