What Happened on October 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Dude" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 16 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Kelly, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Roman Oben, tackle (NY Giants)
  • Sarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Capogrossi, Italian painter, dies at 72
  • Miriam Hopkins, actress (Carrie, Barbary Coast), dies at 69