On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1972

Historical Events

  • Club of Rome publishes report "Boundaries on the Growth"
  • David Rabe's "Sticks & Bones" premieres in NYC
  • KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Two Catholic teenagers shot dead by the Royal Ulster Constabulary while 'joy riding' in a stolen car in Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Yo-Sam Choi, South Korean boxer (Lineal & WBC light flyweight titles 1999-2002), born in Jeongeup, Jeollabukdo, South Korea (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Babin, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • Violet Trefusis, English writer & socialite who had a famous affair with writer Vita Sackville-West, dies at 77
  • Vladimir Golschmann, French-American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 1931-57), dies at 78 [1]
1972 Highlights

About March 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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