On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes European all-round lady skating champ
  • Super Bowl VI, Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, LA: Dallas Cowboys beat Miami Dolphins, 24-3; MVP: Roger Staubach, Dallas, QB

Famous Birthdays

  • Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor
  • Desiree Leipham, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Greg Page, Australian musician and actor
  • Joe Horn, Tupelo, Mississippi, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Richard T. Jones, American actor
  • Salah Hissou, Moroccan long-distance runner

Famous Deaths

  • David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
  • Teller Ammons, American politician (b. 1895)