On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1972

Historical Events

  • 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Music History

Police fine Paul & Linda McCartney ś800 in Sweden for cannabis possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Harris, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Angleton, Texas
  • Keiko Yamada, Japanese singer (Globe), born in Oita, Japan
  • Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong
  • Nate Jones, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ray Jacobs, American football linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Corsicana, Texas
  • Shaun Wilson, Australian artist and filmmaker, born in Melbourne, Australia
1972 Highlights

About August 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo