What Happened on January 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Rothschilds" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 505 performances
  • AFC Championship Game: Miami Dolphins beat Baltimore Colts 21-0
  • An anti-internment rally is held in Belfast, North Ireland
  • Mariner 9 begins mapping Mars
  • NFC Championship Game: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers 14-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Lennertz, American composer
  • Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)