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

  • Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jun Lana, Filipino playwright and screenwriter
  • Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Trent McCleary, Swift Current, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • Yinka Dare, NBA center (NJ Nets)