On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Tricks" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Greg Chappell's best Test bowling, 5-61 v Pakistan at SCG
  • Judge Sirica begins the trial of the Watergate burglars in Washington, D.C.
  • Secret peace talks between US & North Vietnam resumed near Paris
  • USSR launches Luna 21 for Moon landing

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Knight, British musician, born in Brighton, England

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada