On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Abubacarr Tambadou, Gambian human rights lawyer (International Court of Justice case against Myanmar persecution of Rohingya)
  • Brandon Teena, American trans man and hate crime victim, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1993)
  • Greg Randolph, American road cyclist (Olympics-74th-96), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jamal Willis, American NFL running back (SF 49ers), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Kevin Parent, French Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
  • Missy Francis, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nicky Eaden, English footballer, born in Sheffield, England
  • Wilson Kipketer, Kenyan-born Danish middle-distance runner, born in Kapchemoiywo, Nandi County, Kenya
  • Yeoryios Theodoridis, Greek sprinter, born in Athens
1972 Highlights

About December 12, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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