What Happened on October 31, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2 Catholic children (6 and 4) playing on the street are killed in a Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) car bomb attack on a bar in Ship Street, Belfast
  • Gaylord Perry wins AL Cy Young award

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford Rozier, NBA center/forward (Golden State Warriors)
  • Jamie Asher, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Matt Dawson, English rugby union footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Durnan, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916)