What Happened on October 4, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams manages his final game as Rangers lose to Royals, 4-0

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)
  • Kurt Thomas, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat)
  • Norberto Garrido, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • Rusty Fitzgerald, NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
  • Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist, dies at 68