What Happened on April 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 26th Tony Awards: Sticks & Bones & 2 Gentlemen of Verona win
  • Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
  • Betty Burfeind wins LPGA Birmingham Centennital Golf Classic
  • The Sunday Times Insight Team publish their account of the events of 'Bloody Sunday'

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia Manterola, Mexican singer
  • Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet
  • Rachel Hetherington, Port Macquarie NSW, golfer (1993 NSW Champ)
  • Sonya Smith, American actress