What Happened on December 1, 1972

Historical Events

  • 2 people killed and 127 injured when 2 car bombs explode in the centre of Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Wings release "Hi, Hi, Hi" in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Norbert W√≥jtowicz, Polish historian and theologian

Famous Deaths

Antonio SegniAntonio Segni (1891-1972)

Italian politician, Prime Minister of Italy (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81

1972 Highlights

About December 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Papa Was A Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry