On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1972

Historical Events

  • Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Christopherson, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Sean Graham, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Richmond, British Columbia
  • Tydus Winans, American NFL and CFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins, Roughriders), born in Los Angeles, California
1972 Highlights

About July 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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