On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
  • Flyers beat New York Islanders and start them on 15 game winless streak
  • Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
  • US ends 22 year travel ban to China

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Payton, American baseball player
  • Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)