What Happened on February 9, 1972

Historical Events

  • British government declares state of emergency after month-long coal miners' strike
  • William Craig, who had been Northern Ireland Minister for Home Affairs, launches 'Ulster Vanguard' as an umbrella movement for the right-ring of Unionism

Famous Birthdays

  • Crispin Freeman, American cartoon voice actor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Darren Ferguson, Scottish footballer
  • Jason George, - American actor (Sunset Beach, 1997-99 - "Michael Bourne"; Grey's Anatomy/Station 19 - "Dr. Ben Warren"), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Norbert Rosza, Hungarian swimmer (100m freestyle record)
Born in 1972

About February 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 24 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