On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Willy Brandt's SPD wins West German election

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt

Famous Birthdays

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