On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Test Cricket debut of Tony Greig, v Australia at Old Trafford (57/62)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • P[eter] J[ason] Farley, Hackensack, bass (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68