On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • CBS "Late Movie" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Daddy V, US professional wrestler, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2014)
  • Bruno Heppell, Canadian CFL full back (Montreal Alouettes), born in La Prairie, Canada
  • Drew Bledsoe, US 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

Person of interestRob Thomas

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

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rocker
Rob Thomas

Famous Deaths

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