On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Tigers sign a lease to build a $126M domed stadium (doesn't happen)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominique Ross, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Rajiv Gandhi, born in Delhi, India
  • Randy Sklar, American comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90