On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1972

Historical Events

  • World Series Baseball: Oakland A's beat Reds, 3-2 in Cincinnati for a 4-3 series win; Athletics' first C'ship since 1930 and first in Oakland

Famous Birthdays

  • D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • Saffron Burrows, English-American actress (Boston Legal), born in London
  • Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Tyrone Williams, Canadian American football defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudist/portraits), dies at 82
1972 Highlights

About October 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra