On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1972

Historical Events

  • 26th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Asghar Farhadi, Iranian film director (The Salesman, A Separation), born in Khomeyni Shahr, Iran
  • Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, born in Kendall, New York
  • John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
1972 Highlights

About May 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus