On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1972

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Alyssa Milano

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

  • 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? 48 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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