On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, CFL cornerback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Margot Bourgeois, Miss Universe-3rd place (Trinidad & Tobago, 1997)