On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • "Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Gershwin Theater (Uris) opens at 1633 Broadway NYC
  • KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting
  • Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin

Election of Interest

Willy Brandt's SPD wins West German election


Famous Birthdays

  • David Palmer, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings 1994-2002), born in Birmingham, Alabama
1972 Highlights

About November 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio