On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Rodney Harrison, American NFL safety (San Diego Chargers), born in Markham, Illinois
  • Stuart Townsend, Irish actor

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Earle, Canadian actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90
  • Herbert Eimert, German composer (Glockenspiel), dies at 75
1972 Highlights

About December 15, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius