What Happened on January 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Number of people out of work and claiming unemployment benefit in UK rises to over 1 million
  • Six oil exporting countries conclude meetings with Western oil companies; an agreement is reached to raise the price of crude

Famous Birthdays

  • Alcides Catanho, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Nikki Haley, American politician and diplomat, Governor South Carolina (2011-17), US UN Ambassador (2017-), born in Bamberg, South Carolina