What Happened on December 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India & Pakistan
  • WGVC (now WUCX) TV channel 35 in Grand Rapids, MI (PBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Williams, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Dewayne Washington, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Don Davis, linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Ivan Pedroso, Cuba, long jumper (Olympics-4th-92)
  • John Abraham, Indian actor
  • Laurie Holden, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63