On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Gary Bandy, American NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • James Logan, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Opp, Alabama
  • Mike Gruttadauri, American football center (St Louis Rams), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sarah Rafferty, American actress (Suits), born in New Canaan, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38
1972 Highlights

About December 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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