On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1972

Historical Events

  • Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Dustin Hermanson, American baseball player, born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Erwin Schrott, Uruguayan opera singer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Latroy Hawkins, American baseball player, born in Gary, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70
1972 Highlights

About December 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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