On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1972

Historical Events

  • England beat India by six wickets in the 1st Cricket Test in Delhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Fantasia [Tonya Manley], American dancer & actress (Pump it Up), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Josh Freese, American session and touring rock drummer(Devo; Sting; Nine Inch Nails; Kelly Clarkson), born in Orlando, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • C. Rajagopalachari, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India, dies at 94
1972 Highlights

About December 25, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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