On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1972

Historical Events

  • A series of gun-battles and shootings erupt across Belfast between the Provisional Irish Republican Army and British Army soldiers
  • LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners

Famous Birthdays

  • Clint Sodowsky, Ponca City OK, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Sean Waltman, American wrestler
1972 Highlights

About July 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lean On Me - Bill Withers
  • UK #1 Song: Puppy Love - Donny Osmond