What Happened on February 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 14th Daytona 500: A.J. Foyt wins (161.55 MPH)
  • 1st time Cleveland Cavaliers beat NY Knicks (111-109)
  • Ard Schenk wins world championship for speed skating
  • Sicco Mansholt becomes chairman of European Committee

Famous Birthdays

  • Corinna Harney, Bremerhaven Germany, playmate (Aug, 1991)
  • K-OS, Canadian musician/rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69
  • Walter Winchell, writer/actor (Dondi, Love & Hisses), dies at 74