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
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Mann Bond, American educator, administrator (President of Lincoln University (Pa), 1945-57), and historian, dies at 68
1972 Highlights

About December 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Me And Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Long Haired Lover From Liverpool - Little Jimmy Osmond