What Happened on October 4, 1972

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Cut Chemist [Lucas MacFadden], American hip-hop DJ and record producer (Jurassic 5; Ozomatli), born in New York City
Born in 1972

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? 50 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis
  • UK #1 Song: How Can I Be Sure - David Cassidy