On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1972

Historical Events

  • 14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 237

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
  • In a show of support for Iraq, OPEC moves to prevent companies whose interests were nationalized in Iraq from increasing production elsewhere

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Strang, cricket pace bowler (brother of Paul Zimbabwe 1995- )
  • Steven Salter, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Tomoe Hanba, Japanese voice actress
  • Wardell Rouse, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Wesley Reid Scantlin, American guitarist and singer (Puddle of Mudd), born in Kansas City, Missouri
1972 Highlights

About June 9, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini