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

  • Riddick Parker, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • 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? 48 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio