On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Oakland A's 1st championship; beat Reds, 4 games to 3 in World Series

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