On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • CBS "Late Movie" premieres

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-host the syndicated "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Lord Widgery arrives in Coleraine, where the 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972) Tribunal was to be based, and holds a preliminary hearing
  • Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon
  • The Musical "Grease" 1st opens on Broadway at the Eden Theatre

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Daddy V, [Nelson Frazier Jr.] American professional wrestler, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2014)
  • Bruno Heppell, Canadian CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes), born in La Prairie, Canada
  • Drew Bledsoe, American NFL quarterback (NE Patriots), born in Ellensburg, Washington
  • Erika Rachael Schwarz, Miss America (Louisiana-2nd-1997), born in Folsom, Louisiana
  • Hiroshi, Japanese comedian, born in Omuota, Japan
  • Najwa Nimri, Spanish actress, born in Pamplona, Spain

Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas, American singer (Matchbox Twenty), born in Landstuhl, West Germany

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
1972 Highlights

About February 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius