On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1972

Historical Events

  • Josh Gibson & Buck Leonard selected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Rollins, cricketer (Derbyshire batsman, bro of Robert of Essex)
  • Marcus Pollard, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Ted Yoder, American Yoderizing musician (hammered dulcimer), born in Goshen, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Markos Vamvakaris, Greek musician and songwriter (b. 1905)
1972 Highlights

About February 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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