What Happened on March 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner

  • Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Susan Alexander, Silver Spring Maryland, Miss America-Maryland (1997)