What Happened on November 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell releases Pong, first commercially successful video game in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell
Electrical Engineer and Businessman
Nolan Bushnell


Famous Birthdays

  • Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • Brian Baumgartner, American actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Larry Joe Campbell, American actor, born in Cadillac, Michigan
  • Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • Minoru Tanaka, Japanese pro-wrestler, born in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Stalling, American film composer, dies at 81