On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Oral Roberts' Eddie Woods grabs 30 rebounds for 2nd consecutive game
  • The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association place "special emphasis on the necessity for a peaceful incident-free day" at the next march on 30 January in an effort to avoid violence

Famous Birthdays

  • Carey Bender, American former NFL running back (Buffalo Bills), born in Marion, Iowa
  • Elena Baranova, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
  • Frank Garcia, NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Nicky Southall, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • Dino Buzzati, Italian writer (The Tartar Steppe), dies at 67