On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1973

Historical Events

  • Mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
  • Netherlands recognizes German DR

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgia Apostolou, Greek actress, born in Athens, Greece (d. 2016)
  • Phil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Cor of Dis sr. [Cornelis Nicolas of Dis sr.], Dutch politician (SGP), dies at 79
1973 Highlights

About January 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn