What Happened on March 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
  • 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp

Famous Birthdays

  • Angie Hart, Australian pop singer
  • Craig Johnson, NHL left wing (LA Kings/Oly-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • Pat Riley, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Takuro Abe, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

Famous Deaths

  • Erich von dem Bach, Nazi official (b. 1899)