On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1972

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lawler, American professional wrestler, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Thomas Lewis, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Aksel Larsen, Danish politician (b. 1897)
  • Al Goodman, Russian/US orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
  • Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
  • Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), dies at 82
1972 Highlights

About January 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn