What Happened on April 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army explodes twenty-four bombs in towns and cities across Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Potter, American free climber & BASE jumper, born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
Born in 1972

About April 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Amazing Grace - The Pipes & Drums & Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards