On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1972

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Lang, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Tony Ronaldson, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
1972 Highlights

About May 25, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini