What Happened on December 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 people are killed in a Loyalist bomb attack on the village of Belturbet, County Cavan, Republic of Ireland
  • Kim Il-song, becomes president of North Korea
  • Martin Bormanns skeleton found in Berlin (Hitlers deputy)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Clawson, Salt Lake City UT, slalom single canoe (Olympic-19th-96)
  • Adam Vinatieri, WLAF punter/kicker (Amsterdam Admirals, NE Patriots)
  • Jean-Francois Jomphe, Havre St-pierre Ca, NHL right wing (Anaheim)
  • Jim Kitts, WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins)
  • Patrick Rafter, Queensland Aust, tennis star (1993 USTA/Aptos California)
  • Roberto Palacios, Peruvian footballer