On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 3 members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion in a house in Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Hunter Goodwin, American football tight end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Bellville, Texas
  • Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter (Shadow Behind The Moon), born in Makati City, Philippines
  • Marianne Limpert, Canadian 200m relay swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Matagami, Quebec
  • Yinka Dare, Nigerian NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Kano, Nigeria (d. 2004)