What Happened on June 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Supreme Court rules (5-4) that death penalty is cruel & unusual
  • USSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrice L'Henry, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Nawal Al Zoghbi, Lebanese singer
  • Samantha Smith, Houlton Mo, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street)