On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1972

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams manages his final game as Texas Rangers lose to KC Royals, 4-0 in the last game played at Municipal Stadium; Williams replaced by Whitey Herzog

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Gordon, British actor (The Pink Panther, Casino Royale), dies at 61
1972 Highlights

About October 4, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra