On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Nivola, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arie van der Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta), born in Ridderkerk, Netherlands
  • Eric Johnson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Kelly Wiltshire, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida

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