On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1972

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

7th Academy of Country Music Awards: Freddie Hart and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn

Famous Birthdays

  • Avrom Smith, American football player (London Monarchs)
  • Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants), born in Whippany, New Jersey
  • Trent Dilfer, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Santa Cruz, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Ray-Jones, British photographer, dies of Leukemia at 30
1972 Highlights

About March 13, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces