On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st gay theme TV movie - "That Certain Summer"
  • Germaoin Gagnon scores 1st Islander hat trick

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Murray, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,009 NHL games; All Star 2003-04; Boston Bruins), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jenny McCarthy, American model (Playboy playmate Oct, 1993), TV personality (The View), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Dickov, Scottish soccer striker and manager (10 caps; Manchester City, Leicester City), born in Livingston, West Lothian
  • Toni Collette, Australian actress (The Sixth Sense), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

Person of interestEzra Pound

Ezra Loomis Pound, American poet (Throne), dies at 87