What Happened on October 22, 1972

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • D'Lo Brown, American professional wrestler
  • Saffron Burrows, English-American actress (Boston Legal), born in London
  • Scott Lachance, American ice hockey defenseman (NHL All Star 1997; 819 games; NY Islanders), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Tyrone Williams, Canadian football defensive tackle (first to win Vanier Cup [Western Ontario Uni], Super Bowl [Dallas Cowboys], Grey Cup [Toronto Argonauts]), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Born in 1972

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? 50 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry
  • UK #1 Song: Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon