On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1972

Historical Events

  • Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at 16

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaiƍ Hiroyuki, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • Rev. Jen Miller, American performance artist

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (24) weds Sarah Hugill


Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl
1972 Highlights

About July 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo