On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Chris Hayes, safety (NY Jets)
  • Frank Trigg, American Mixed Martial Arts Fighter
  • John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)