On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "The Waltons" TV program premieres on CBS starring Richard Thomas and Ralph Waite
  • 2 people are killed and 1 mortally wounded in a Ulster Volunteer Force bomb attack on the Imperial Hotel, Belfast
  • Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in NYC
  • West Germany & Poland establish diplomatic relations

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bell, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Donnell Bennett, American NFL fullback (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70