On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1972

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Marlon Wayans, American comedian (Wayans Bros, In Living Color), born in New York City
  • Trisha Fallon, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
1972 Highlights

About July 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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