On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Eddy Merckx (Belgium) covers 30 miles, 1,258 yards in 1 hr
  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Kenneth J Arrow & John R Hicks

Famous Birthdays

  • Esther Duflo, French American economist, 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, born in Paris, France
  • Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor
  • Leland Taylor, defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens)

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Norell [Levinson], US fashion designer, dies at 72