What Happened on November 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Construction begins on Kingdome, Seattle
  • Government of the Republic of Ireland introduce a bill to remove the special position of the Catholic Church from the Irish Constitution
  • Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Schreuders, soccer player (RKC)
  • DarĂ­o Silva, Uruguayan footballer
  • Jeni Stephens, Miss America-Tennessee (1997), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • Samantha Janus, British entertainer