On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st season game at Nassau Coliseum, Flames-3, Islanders-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Younger, American screenwriter and film director, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Hyden, American volleyball outside hitter (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Tustin, California