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
  • Elizabeth Cook, American country music singer-songwriter (Aftermath), born in Wildwood, Florida
  • 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
Born in 1972
1972 Highlights

About July 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 6 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