What Happened on August 4, 1972

Historical Events

  • Arthur Bremer jailed for 63 years for shooting Alabama Governor Wallace

Historic Event

Uganda dictator Idi Amin orders the expulsion of 50,000 Asians with British passport from Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Stefan Brogren, Canadian actor
1972 Highlights

About August 4, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • UK #1 Song: Puppy Love - Donny Osmond