On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1972

Historical Events

Music History

"What's Up, Doc?", Peter Bogdanovich's film homage to screwball comedies, starring Ryan O'Neal, Barbra Streisand, Madeline Kahn & Kenneth Mars premieres

  • 1st black US political convention opens in Gary, Indiana
  • General Lon Nol becomes President & Prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Kenseth, American race car driver
  • Takashi Fujii, Japanese television performer
  • Timbaland [Timothy Mosley], American musician, record producer, DJ, rapper, singer, and songwriter, born in Norfolk, Virginia
1972 Highlights

About March 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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