On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1972

Historical Events

  • 1st 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico

Famous Birthdays

  • Donny Marshall, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Eric Williams, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Jaap Stam, Dutch footballer, born in Kampen, Netherlands
  • Melissa "Missy" Schwen, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Bloomington, Indiana
1972 Highlights

About July 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer