On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Nathan Quarry, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • 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