On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1972

Historical Events

  • BBC bans Wings' "Hi, Hi, Hi"
  • Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 in Rome, Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer
  • Christopher Fitzgerald, American stage actor

Famous Deaths

  • Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • Neil H McElroy, soap manufacturer/minister of Defense (1957-59), dies
  • Valentin Ruiz Azner, composer, dies at 70
1972 Highlights

About November 30, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius