What Happened on January 27, 1973

Historical Events

  • Paris Peace Accords: US Secretary of State William P. Rogers, (North) Vietnam Minister for Foreign Affairs Nguyen Duy Trinh, Republic of South Vietnam Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyễn Thị Bình, and Republic of Vietnam Minister for Foreign Affairs Trần Văn Lắm sign cease-fire, ending longest US war (at the time) and military draft
  • UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
1973 History

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)
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • William Nolde, US Army officer, last US soldier killed during Vietnam War, dies at 43

About January 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: Blockbuster - Sweet