On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • An 11-year-old boy killed by a rubber bullet fired by the British Army in Belfast; he was the first to die from a rubber bullet impact
  • Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Falchi, Tampera Finland, actress (La Dolce Vita '90)
  • Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Sabine Appelmans, Aalst Belg, tennis star (Strasbourg doubles final)