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

  • Jen Miller [Reverent Jen], American performance artist, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Kaiƍ Hiroyuki, Japanese sumo wrestler
Born in 1972

Famous Weddings

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (24) weds Sarah Hugill

Famous Deaths

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

About July 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • UK #1 Song: Puppy Love - Donny Osmond