On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1973

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Gervais, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Valleyfield, Quebec

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
1973 Highlights

About January 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius