What Happened on June 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arie van de Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta)
  • Eric Johnson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jerry Colquitt, WLAF quarterback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida
  • Ryan Fujita, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian scientist and applied statistician (Mahalanobis distance), whose birthdate is celebrated annually in India as "National Statistics Day", dies at 78