What Happened on February 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 11th Winter Olympic games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jermaine Smith, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Keith Elias, NFL running back (NY Giants)
  • Mart Poom, Estonian football player
  • Tyrone Poole, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)

Famous Deaths

  • John Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79