On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1972

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

  • Leslie Mann, American actress (Knocked Up; The Change-Up), born in San Francisco, California
  • Steve Anderson, American CFL defensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Tyler, Texas
1972 Highlights

About March 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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