What Happened on March 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner

  • Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Person of interestShaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Susan Alexander, Miss America-Maryland (1997), born in Silver Spring, Maryland