What Happened on October 2, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105
  • Bill Stoneman of Montreal pitches his 2nd no-hitter, beating Mets, 7-0
  • Danish population votes for membership of the European Common Market
  • Montreal Expos' pitcher Bill Stoneman no-hits the New York Mets, 7 - 0 at Parc Jarry; first MLB no-hitter ever pitched in Canada
  • Ron Johnson becomes 1st NY Giant to score 4 TDs (vs Philadelphia)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron McKie, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Adrian Van Troost, fast cricket bowler (Somerset & Holland)
  • Patricia Gauani, Miss USA-Delaware (1997)
  • Rafael Carmona, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Tara Dawn Holland, American pageant contestant (Miss America 1997), born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Torey Hunter, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)