On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1972

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry Collins, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback ( Penn State Uni; Pro Bowl 1996, 2008; Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans), born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Maureen Flannigan, actress (Evie-Out of This World)
  • Paul Keegan, Irish footballer
1972 Highlights

About December 30, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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