What Happened on August 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Hall of Fame inducts Berra, Sandy Koufax, Lefty Gomez and Early Wynn

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Serano, American actor
  • Oscar Gray, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Tony Bouie, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Willy Tate, NFL/WLAF tight end (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)

Famous Deaths

  • Joi Lansing [Joyce Brown], American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer (Touch of Evil, Bob Cummings Show), dies of cancer at 43