What Happened on October 11, 1972

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 2
  • Panama adopts constitution
  • Prison uprising at Washington, D.C. jail
  • World Hockey Association officially debuts as the Alberta Oilers defeat the Ottawa Nationals, 7-4 at the Ottawa Civic Centre
1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Cherokee Parks, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • Claudia Black, Australian actress (Stargate SG-1), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Kyoko Ina, Japanese-American figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Troy Corbett, Australian cricket pace bowler (Victorian lefty since 1994-95), born in Ouyen, Australia
Born in 1972

About October 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ben - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon