What Happened on June 12, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon's political "Sometime in NYC" released including "Woman is the Nigger of the World" "Attica State" & "Luck of the Irish"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bounty Killer, Jamaican deejay
  • Inger Miller, 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
  • Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC)
  • Scott Dawes, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Wilson, American writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
  • Saul David Alinsky, radical writer (John L Lewis), dies at 63