On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1972

Historical Events

  • Don Cockroft of Cleveland Browns kicks 57-yard field goal

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabrielle Union, American actress, author and activist (Bring it on, Being Mary Jane), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Takafumi Horie, Japanese entrepreneur
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress (Black-ish), born in Los Angeles, California
1972 Highlights

About October 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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