What Happened on November 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Construction begins on Kingdome, Seattle
  • Government of the Republic of Ireland introduce a bill to remove the special position of the Catholic Church from the Irish Constitution
  • Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Schreuders, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer, born in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
  • Jeni Stephens, Miss America-Tennessee (1997), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Marie Josee Gibeau, kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Lachine, Québec
  • Samantha Janus, British singer and actress (EastEnders), born in Brighton, Sussex, England