What happened this day in history January 7, 1973

What are the important events that happened on January 7, 1973? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 7, 1973: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 7, 1973 is the 7th day of the year 1973 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 25, 1972 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 95,212,800 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘heptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $164.04. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 7, 1973 Historical Events

  • 1973
    Mark Essex fatally shoots 10 people and wounds 13 others at Howard Johnson’s Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, before being shot to death by police officers.

Who were born on January 7, 1973?

  • 1973
    Baiba Broka, Latvian actress
  • 1973
    Jonna Tervomaa, Finnish singer

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