On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1972

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • D-Styles, American scratch DJ, born in the Philippines
  • Daniel Andrews, Australian politician (Premier of Victoria 2014-), born in Williamstown, Australia
  • Greg Norton, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in San Leandro, California
  • Isabelle Boulay, French Canadian singer (Parle-moi), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • Mark Gasser, British concert pianist, born in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Famous Deaths

  • Brandon De Wilde, American actor (Jamie; Wild in the Sky), dies at 30 in a car crash
  • Vincent Valentine, West Indian cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies
1972 Highlights

About July 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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