On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1972

Historical Events

  • 2 British soldiers are killed in a booby trap bomb in Cullyhanna, County Armagh

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheema Kalbasi, Iranian born poet, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Trent Pollard, American NFL guard (Cin Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Yanick Dupre, Canadian NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1997)
1972 Highlights

About November 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry