On This Day

January 20, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • A car bomb explodes in Sackville Place, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, killing 1 person and injuring 17 (no organisation claimed responsibility)

<b>President Inaugurated</b>President Inaugurated

Richard Nixon's second inauguration as President of the United States takes place in Washington, D.C.

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Birthdays in History

  • Queen Mathilde of Belgium, born in Uccle, Belgium

Deaths in History

  • Amilcar Cabral, Bissau-Guinean nationalist leader, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered at 51
  • Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)