What Happened on July 5, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Pierre Messmer appointed French premier
  • Two Protestant brothers are found shot dead outside of Belfast (speculation that they were killed by Loyalists because they had Catholic girlfriends)

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Bays, Enrico California, actor (Bronx Zoo, Days of Our Live)
  • Robert Esmie, Jamaica, Canadian 4X100m runner (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Tatsuhito Takaiwa, wrestler (NJPW)