On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1972

Historical Events

  • Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)
  • Herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Sharpe, actor/musician (Guys Next Door), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor

Person of interestSofía Vergara

Sofia Vergara, Colombian-American actress (Modern Family), born in Barranquilla, Colombia

Person of interestSundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai [Pichai Sundararajan], Indian American tech executive, head of Google (2015-) and Alphabet (2019-), born in Madurai, India

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai
CEO of Alphabet and Google
Sundar Pichai
  • Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)
1972 Highlights

About July 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer