On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1973

Historical Events

  • UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)
  • US & North Vietnam's William Rogers & Nguyen Duy Trinh sign cease-fire, ending longest US war and military draft
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Davis, American CFL cornerback (CFL All-Star 2000, 04, 05, 06; Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Margot Bourgeois, Miss Universe-3rd place (Trinidad & Tobago, 1997)
1973 Highlights

About January 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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