What Happened on May 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • 24th Emmy Awards: "All in the Family", Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton win
  • A 13 year old Catholic girl is shot dead by Loyalist paramilitaries in Ballymurphy, Belfast

Baseball Record

In Willie Mays' 1st game as New York Met, his homer beats San Francisco Giants, 5-4 (his former team of over 20 years), at Shea Stadium, New York


Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Cascadden, American NFL linebacker, 1995-99 (New York Jets), s), Two Rivers, Wisconsin
  • Gabriel Mann [Mick], American actor (Bourne films - "Danny Zorn"; Revenge -"Norman"), born in Middlebury, Vermont
  • Mark Ruskell, England-born Scottish politician

Famous Deaths

  • Sandor Rado, Hungarian-American psychoanalyst,, dies at 82
1972 Highlights

About May 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Metal Guru - T Rex