What Happened on June 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 237
  • Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia
  • In a show of support for Iraq, OPEC moves to prevent companies whose interests were nationalized in Iraq from increasing production elsewhere

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
  • Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
  • Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Wesley Reid Scantlin, Kansas City Missouri, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd)