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, American lead singer of pop band Matchbox Twenty, born in Landstuhl, West Germany

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rocker
Rob Thomas

Famous Deaths

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