What Happened on January 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV
  • Margrethe II of Denmark becomes the first Queen of Denmark since 1412
  • WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyle Brady, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
  • Michael Davis, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
  • Predrag Gosta, Yugoslav-born conductor
  • Raimondas RumÅ¡as, Lithuanian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72