On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1972

Historical Events

  • Dutch Olympic 1,500m and 5,000m speed skating champion Ard Schenk wins his 3rd gold medal at the Sapporo Winter Games when he takes out the 10,000m

Famous Birthdays

  • Aftab Habib, cricketer (Leicestershire righty batsman 1996)
  • Alex Bassi, American race car driver
  • Essence Atkins, American actress
  • John Slaney, St John's, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
  • Robyn Lively, American actress
1972 Highlights

About February 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius