On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2 Catholic men are found dead at a farm at Aughinahinch, near Newtownbbutler, County Fermanagh - British soldiers carry out the killings

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress
  • Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Pat Williams, American football defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)
  • Scott Peterson, American murderer
  • Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania 1996 and news anchor, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • T J Cunningham, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 1st African American baseball player (Bkln Dodgers), dies at 53

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson