On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Dude" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • "Man of La Mancha" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 140 performances
  • "Pacific Paradise" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 5 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Evhen Tsybulenko, Ukrainian professor of international law
  • Felicity Andersen, Australian actress
  • Masakazu Morita, seiyu and actor
  • Matthew Friedberger, American musician (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 Highlights

About October 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra