On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1973

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A 12-man syndicate led by Michael Burke and George Steinbrenner III buys MLB's New York Yankees from CBS for US$10 million

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Harmon, American voice actor, producer and writer (Rick and Morty, Community), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Wilbur De Paris, American swing and Dixieland jazz trombone player, dies at 72
1973 Highlights

About January 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn