On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1972

Historical Events

  • Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2
  • Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestCarmen Electra

Carmen Electra [Tara Leigh Patrick], American model and actress (Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans), born in Sharonville, Ohio

  • Lê Huỳnh Đức, Vietnamese footballer, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Stephen Marley, Jamaican-American reggae musician, son of Bob Marley, born in Wilmington, Delaware
1972 Highlights

About April 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus