On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1972

Historical Events

  • 1st Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Marlon Wayans, comedian (Wayans Bros, In Living Color)
  • Oscar McBride, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Seth Dittman, NFL offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colt, London Monarchs)
  • Trisha Fallon, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
1972 Highlights

About July 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo