On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • Jean Westwood is 1st woman chosen to head Democratic National Committee
  • Plate umpire and catcher in a game are brothers. Bill Haller is umpire & Tom Haller is Tigers catcher, KC Royals win 1-0
  • USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Talley, NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Deborah Mailman, Australian actress
  • Joe Aska, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • Lou Roe, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Matthew Campbell, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers)
1972 Highlights

About July 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer