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 of SD Padres hits record tying 5 HRs in a double header

Famous Birthdays

  • Devon Hughes, American professional wrestler
  • Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Mt View, California
  • Martin Damm, Czech Republic, tennis star
  • Matt Dyson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nicke Royale, Swedish musician (The Hellacopters)
  • Tanya Reid, Canadian actress