On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1972

Historical Events

  • "I'm Still in Love with You" 5th studio album by Al Green is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1973)
  • "Pippin" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1944 performances
  • Access credit cards introduced in Great Britain
  • Loyalist paramilitaries carry out raid on an Ulster Defence Regiment
  • WNJS TV channel 23 in Camden, NJ (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Daryl Price, defensive end (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Richard McNamara, British guitarist, songwriter and producer (Embrace), born in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, England
  • Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
1972 Highlights

About October 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio