What Happened on February 8, 1972

Historical Events

Baseball Hall of Fame

Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

Big Show (51 years old)

American professional wrestler, born in Aiken, South Carolina

  • Marcus Pollard, American NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Lanett, Alabama
  • Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • M├írkos Vamvakaris, Greek musician and rebetiko songwriter, dies at 66
1972 Highlights

About February 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  • UK #1 Song: Telegram Sam - T Rex