On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1972

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, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA champion, 3-time NBA Finals MVP, Olympic gold 1996), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

1972 Highlights

About March 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces