On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringo Starr releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Famous Birthdays

  • Marc Gunn, poet, podcaster, and Celtic musician (Brobdingnagian Bards)
  • Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian musician
  • Mia Hamm, Selma Alabama, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Manny Martindale, West Indian cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies at 62