What Happened on June 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Two British soldiers die in an IRA land mine attack near Rosslea, County Fermanagh

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears)
  • Renee Heiken, LPGA golfer (1994 Florida Women's Open), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Simon Staho, Danish film director

Person of interestWayne Brady

Wayne Brady, American actor and comedian (The Wayne Brady Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Columbus, Georgia

  • Wentworth Miller, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Philipp, German composer, dies at 81