What Happened on October 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico
  • Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Jack Lynch closes the Sinn Féin office in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • J J Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
  • Ryu Shi-won, Korean actor and singer