What Happened on April 4, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Eaton, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)
  • Jill Scott, American soul singer
  • Jim Werland, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Magnus Sveningsson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Matt Wagner, Cedar falls IA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)

Famous Deaths

  • Adam Clayton Powell Jr, American politician (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63
  • John A H J S Bruins Slot, co-founder/editor in chief (illegal), dies
  • Stefan Wolpe, German composer (Zeus & Elidco), dies at 69