On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

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

About November 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius