On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvaro Mesen, Costa Rican footballer, born in Alajuela, Costa Rica

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Atlas [Angelo Siciliano], Italian-American bodybuilder, dies at 79
  • Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), dies at 69
  • Melville Ruick, American actor (Sun Valley Serenade, City Hospital), dies at 74