On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo)
  • Dimitri Tikovoi, French-born record producer
  • Marcos di Palma, Argentine racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Mark van Doren, American poet and author (Happy Critic, Transients), dies at 78