On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1972

Historical Events

  • Hsan Hua, Zen teacher, conducted 1st ordination ceremony in America
  • Musical "Grease" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 3,388 performances
  • Pirate's Gene Alley bases-loaded walk, beats Padres 1-0 in 18th

Event of interestEvent of Interest

West German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)
  • Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
1972 Highlights

About June 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini