On This Day

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


Person of interestAntonio Segni

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

Prime Minister of Italy Antonio Segni
Prime Minister of Italy
Antonio Segni

1972 Highlights

About December 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius