On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1972

Historical Events

  • 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville

Famous Birthdays

  • Hessley Hempstead, American NFL guard (Detroit Lions), born in Upland, California
  • Scott Davis, American figure skater (Olympics 1994), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Simon Cook, English cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96), born in Oxford, United Kingdom
1972 Highlights

About January 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius