What Happened on February 22, 1972

Historical Events

  • Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Emir & Prime Minister of Qatar
  • The Official IRA bombs Aldershot military barracks, the headquarters of the British Parachute Regiment, killing seven people; thought to be in retaliation for Bloody Sunday.

Nixon Meets Zhou Enlai

US President Richard Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai in Beijing

1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Sasse, American politician (Senator-R-Nebraska 2015-), born in Plainview, Nebraska

Michael ChangMichael Chang (51 years old)

American tennis player, coach (French Open 1989), born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Born in 1972

About February 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Without You - Nilsson
  • UK #1 Song: Son of My Father - Chicory Tip