On This Day

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
1972 Highlights

About April 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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