What Happened on January 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1973 NFL Draft: John Matuszak from University of Tampa first pick by Houston Oilers
  • 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at NY Rangers
  • Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy & McCord guilty on all counts
  • KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens NY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Yamaoka, CFL running back (BC Lions)
  • Jalen Rose, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • Jimmy Oliver, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sharone Wright, NBA center/forward (Toronto Raptors)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack MacGowran, Irish actor (King Lear, The Quiet Man, The Exorcist), dies of influenza at 54