What Happened on March 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Only Fools Are Sad" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • LA Lakers break NBA wins record by winning 69 of 82 games (69-13), record will stand for 24 years
  • William Whitelaw appointed as the first Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Reep, American comedian and actor
  • Naoko Kijimuta, Japanese tennis star (1996 Jakarta), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)