On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1973

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of Leburton forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Mayu Shinjo, Japanese mangaka, born in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • Tony Ramirez, American football tackle (Detroit Lions), born in Lincoln, Nebraska

Famous Deaths

  • Edward G. Robinson [Goldenberg], Romanian actor (Double Indemnity, The Stranger, The Ten Commandments), dies at 79
  • Jay C. Higginbotham, American musician (b. 1906)
  • Meijer Sluyser, Dutch journalist/commentator (VARA), dies at about 71
1973 Highlights

About January 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius