What Happened on November 28, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 2 members of the IRA are killed in a premature bomb explosion in the Bogside area of Derry

Sports History

LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Frederic Soderlund, American composer, dies at 91
  • [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), dies at 96

About November 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Papa Was A Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry