On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1972

Historical Events

  • Benjamin L Hooks named to FCC
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Balls Mahoney [Jonathan Rechner], American professional wrestler, born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Dietrich Jells, American wide receiver (New England Patriots), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nicole Levesque, American baseball guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Shaftsbury, Vermont
1972 Highlights

About April 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries