On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

Baseball Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
Baseball Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
  • [William] Havergal Brian, British composer ("Gothic" symphony), dies at 96
1972 Highlights

About November 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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