On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrice Santoro, Tahitian tennis star, born in Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Paul Greene, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996), born in Wetaskiwin, Canada
  • Reiko Aylesworth, American actress, born in Evanston, Illinois
  • TrĂ© Cool, German-born American drummer (Green Day), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist, dies at 91
1972 Highlights

About December 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius