On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

  • Omar Daal, Maracaibo Venezuela, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Profail Grier, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Babin, Russian composer, dies at 63
  • Violet Trefusis, English writer and socialite who had a famous affair with writer Vita Sackville-West, dies at 77