What Happened on January 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Margrethe II of Denmark becomes the first Queen of Denmark since 1412

Queen of Denmark Margrethe II
Queen of Denmark
Margrethe II
  • WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, Mississippi (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyle Brady, American NFL tight end (NY Jets), born in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Michael Davis, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
  • Predrag Gosta, Yugoslav-born conductor, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Raimondas Rumšas, Lithuanian cyclist, born in Šilutė, Lithuania

Famous Deaths

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