What Happened on December 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 people are killed in a Loyalist bomb attack on the village of Belturbet, County Cavan, Republic of Ireland
  • Kim Il-song becomes president of North Korea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Bormann's skeleton is found in Berlin (Hitlers deputy)

Nazi leader Martin Bormann
Nazi leader
Martin Bormann
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Clawson, US slalom canoeist (Olympic-19th-96), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Adam Vinatieri, US NFL placekicker (Amsterdam Admirals, NE Patriots), born in Yankton, South Dakota
  • Jean-Francois Jomphe, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Anaheim), born in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Canada
  • Jim Kitts, US NFL running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Patrick Rafter, Australian tennis player (US Open 1997-98), born in Mount Isa, Australia
  • Roberto Palacios, Peruvian footballer, born in Lima, Peru