On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Darnell Stephens, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jason Schmidt, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2003, 04, 06; Pittsburgh Pirates, SF Giants), born in Lewiston, Idaho

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Paul Thilman, composer, dies at 67
  • Ludwig Stössel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera, The Pride of the Yankees), dies at 89
1973 Highlights

About January 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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