What Happened on August 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Garry Player wins PGA golf tournament

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Hank Aaron hits 660th & 661st HRs for Braves (record for 1 team)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Knoxville Ladies Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGeri Horner

Geri Horner [Halliwell], British pop singer "Ginger Spice" (Spice Girls), born in Watford, England

Singer Geri Horner
Geri Horner
  • Mike Frederick, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)