On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • John Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)
  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched

Famous Birthdays

  • David Williams, Bedford PA, outfielder (SF Giants)
  • Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • Severina Vučković, Croatian singer
  • Tia Jackson, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)