On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1972

Historical Events

  • 3 Japanese PFL terrorists kills 24, wound 72 at Tel Aviv's Lod Intl airport
  • The Angry Brigade goes on trial over a series of 25 bombings throughout Britain.

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
  • Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American baseball outfielder (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 2004 [MVP], 07; 9 × Silver Slugger Award; Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Renita Farrell, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympic Gold 1996, 2000), born in Townsville, Queensland
  • Soichiro Hoshi, Japanese seiyuu

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104
1972 Highlights

About May 30, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini