What Happened on September 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont

Famous Birthdays

  • Kip Simons, Media Pa, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
  • Mark Pope, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • Matthew Gilmore, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Max Fleischer, American animator (b. 1883)