On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1972

Historical Events

  • Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano, American actress (Who's the Boss, Charmed) and activist, born in Brooklyn, New York

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • Rosa Blasi, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Warren Sapp, American NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Waverly Jackson, American NFL player (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
1972 Highlights

About December 19, 1972

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

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius