What Happened on February 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • CBS "Late Movie" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Lord Widgery arrives in Coleraine, where the 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972) Tribunal was to be based, and holds a preliminary hearing
  • Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Daddy V, American professional wrestler
  • Bruno Heppell, CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Drew Bledsoe, NFL quarterback (NE Patriots)
  • Erika Rachael Schwarz, Folsom La, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997)
  • Hiroshi, Japanese comedian
  • Mayne One, rocker (Young Nation)
  • Najwa Nimri, Spanish actress
  • Raymond Beerens, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rob Thomas, lead singer of pop band Matchbox Twenty

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65