On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Selling of the President" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 17th Eurovision Song Contest: Vicky Leandros for Luxembourg wins singing "Apres toi" in Edinburgh

Sports History

34th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Florida, 81-76; 6th straight title for Bruins; future Hall of Fame center Bill Walton tournament MOP

  • America's LP "America" goes #1

Sports History

Bobby Hull becomes the 2nd NHLer to score 600 goals

  • UCLA wins its 6th consecutive national basketball title

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Battle, American MBA player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Lawrence Moten, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Mimi Jones [Miriam Sullivan], American jazz bassist, vocalist, composer, and bandleader (Hot Tone Music), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Naftali Bennett, Israeli politician (Prime Minister of Israel 2021-), born in Haifa, Israel
1972 Highlights

About March 25, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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