What Happened on August 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

Yogi Berra, Sandy Koufax, Lefty Gomez, Early Wynn, Josh Gibson, Will Harridge, Buck Leonard & Ross Youngs are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Serano, American actor
  • Oscar Gray, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Tony Bouie, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)

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