On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1972

Historical Events

  • 6.25 earthquake strikes Managua Nicaragua, 12,000+ killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Edwards, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ballarat, Australia
  • Big Tigger [Darian Morgan], American television host & radio personality, born in Co-op City, New York
  • Kirk Maltby, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Guelph, Canada
  • Mike Thompson, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Portage, Wisconsin
  • Vanessa Paradis, French model (Channel)/actress (White Wedding), born in Saint-Maur-des-Foss├ęs, France
1972 Highlights

About December 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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