On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1972

Historical Events

  • Secret Meeting Between IRA and British Officials held

Famous Birthdays

  • Jozef Stumpel, Nitra CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Boston)
  • Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Martin Keino, Nyeri Kenya, 1.5k runner
  • Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)
  • Paul Bako, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Horst Salomon, writer, dies
  • Howard Johnson, US restaurant/hotel founder, dies at 75
1972 Highlights

About June 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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