What Happened on January 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Garfield Todd, former Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia and his daughter Judith, supporters of black majority rule in the country, are arrested
  • Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Brian Faulkner bans all parades and marches in Northern Ireland until the end of the year

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Carswell, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Mike Lieberthal, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • Ryan Kuehl, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Steven Conley, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Vinod Kambli, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-)

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 69