What Happened on August 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British premier Edward Heath proclaims emergency crisis due to dock strike
  • Chozen-ji/Intl Zen Dojo founded by Omori Sogen Roshi, in Hawaii
  • U.S. Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Bolduc, sailor (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jeff Nygaard, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • John Lilley, Wakefield Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
  • Sandis Ozolinsh, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Travis Hall, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)