What Happened on December 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Apollo 17 (US), final manned lunar landing mission, launched, crew takes famous "blue marble" photo of the entire Earth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philippine's first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed & wounded by an assailant

First Lady and Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Schoonens, soccer player (RKC)
  • Clay Shiver, American NFL center (Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers), born in Tifton, Georgia
  • Hermann Maier, Austrian skier
  • Jordi Buritlo, Spanish tennis star
  • Kevin Dogins, corner (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91