On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1972

Historical Events

Historic Event

Taoiseach Jack Lynch met with British Prime Minister Edward Heath in London to give Irish approval to Attlee's paper that said new arrangements should be 'acceptable to and accepted by the Republic of Ireland'

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Hall Overton, American jazz pianist, and jazz and classical composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies from cirrhosis of the liver at 52
1972 Highlights

About November 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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