On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1972

Historical Events

  • NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Axel Merckx, Belgian cyclist
  • Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrea Feldman, American actor (b. 1948)
1972 Highlights

About August 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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