What Happened on April 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin visits Cairo

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tennessee Williams' "Small Craft Warnings" premieres in NYC

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Playwright
Tennessee Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Chico Slimani, Moroccoan-British singer (It's Chico Time), born in Bridgend, Wales
  • Graham Hood, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics-9-92, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Halder, German general (b. 1884)

Person of interestGil Hodges

Gil Hodges, American MLB 1st baseman, manager (8-time All Star), dies of heart attack at 57

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges
  • Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Japanese Martial Arts Grandmaster (b. 1887)