On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Ivor Wynne Stadium, Hamilton: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Saskatchewan Roughriders, 13-10; Tiger-Cats first team in CFL's modern era to win Grey Cup at home
  • Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder
  • Eva Nemcova, WNBA forward/guard (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Peter Wright, American 1500m freestyle (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Johnson, American musician (b. 1872)