On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Egypt drops diplomatic relations with Jordan
  • The Scarman Tribunal Report, an inquiry into the causes of violence during the summer of 1969 in N Ireland, is published, finding that the Royal Ulster Constabulary had been seriously at fault

Famous Birthdays

  • Dickey Simpkins, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Chicago Bulls)
  • Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jason Hervey, actor (Wayne Arnold-Wonder Years)