On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1972

Historical Events

  • US bombs Haiphong, North Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994)
  • Dalip Singh, Indian professional wrestler
  • Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
  • Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mike Smith, Canadian actor
1972 Highlights

About August 27, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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