On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV

Golden Globes

30th Golden Globes: The Godfather, Marlon Brando and Liv Ullmann win

Actor Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
  • In the run up to the first anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' there is serious rioting in Derry, North Ireland
  • Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"

Famous Birthdays

  • Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jerome Allen, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves) and coach, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
  • Robert Braknis, Canadian 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • John Banner, Austrian-born American actor (Hogan's Heroes, Lone Ranger, 36 Hours), dies of a abdominal haemorrhage at 63
1973 Highlights

About January 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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