What Happened on November 22, 1972

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
  • In Pittsburgh, Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07) in 10-4 win over St. Louis Blues
  • Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Islanders and start them on 15 game winless streak
  • US ends 22 year travel ban to China
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
Born in 1972

About November 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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