On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1972

Historical Events

  • 31°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland, Ohio in June
  • Gun battle between Loyalist and Republican paramilitaries break out in the Oldpark area of Belfast
  • KPAT-AM in Berkeley, California returns to original call letters KRE, marking 50 years since first on-air broadcxast
  • LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Ahern wins her only major title, by 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Jane Blalock

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
1972 Highlights

About June 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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