On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

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