What Happened on August 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Garry Player wins PGA golf tournament

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Hank Aaron hits 660th & 661st HRs for Braves (record for 1 team)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Knoxville Ladies Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Geri Estelle Halliwell, "Ginger Spice" singer (Spice Girls)
  • Mike Frederick, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)