What Happened on October 11, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 makes it's debut as the Alberta Oilers defeat the Ottawa Nationals, 7-4 at the Ottawa Civic Centre

Famous Birthdays

  • Brigitte Soucy, Canadian volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Moncton, New Brunswick
  • 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