What Happened on March 18, 1972

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)
  • Memphis' Larry Miller sets ABA record of 67 pts in a game
  • Ulster Vanguard hold a rally of 60,000 people in Belfast; William Craig tells the crowd: "if and when the politicians fail us, it may be our job to liquidate the enemy"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dane Cook, American comedian and actor
  • Reince Priebus [Rheinhold Priebus], American lawyer and political opertative (Trump Chief of Staff (Jan-Jul 2017), born in Dover, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Carroll, American pianist (Most Important People), dies at 58
1972 Highlights

About March 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heart Of Gold - Neil Young
  • UK #1 Song: Without You - Nilsson