On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1972

Historical Events

  • "If You Had Wings" ride opens at Walt Disney World
  • UN Conference on Human Environment opens in Stockholm

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yugoslav president Josip Tito visits USSR

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Klosterman, American journalist, born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
  • Mike Bucci, American professional wrestler
  • Pavel Kotla, Polish conductor, born in Szczecin, Poland
1972 Highlights

About June 5, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

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