What Happened on August 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st article exposing Watergate scandal by Bernstein and Woodward in "The Washington Post"
  • Nate Colbert hits MLB record tying 5 HRs and record 13 RBI as Padres beat Atlanta 9-0, 11-7 in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • D-Von Dudley, American professional wrestler, born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Mt View, California
  • Martin Damm, Czech tennis star, born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Matt Dyson, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in La Plata, Maryland
  • Nicke Royale, Swedish musician (The Hellacopters), born in Sweden
  • Tanya Reid, Canadian actress (Exit to Eden), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada