On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1973

Historical Events

  • Luna 21 launched, to Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Holbert, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Torrance, California
  • Ronald Hamming, Dutch football player (FC Groningen, Fortuna Sittard), born in Zeegse, Netherlands
  • Sean Paul, Jamaican dancehall singer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
1973 Highlights

About January 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond