What Happened on January 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Drea de Matteo, American actress (Swordfish, The Sopranos), born in Queens, New York
  • Joana Benedek, Mexican actress
  • Princess Kalina of Bulgaria, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • Ron Killings, American professional wrestler
  • Tyrone Wheatley, NFL running back (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Rabin, American violinist (b. 1936)