On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1972

Historical Events

  • "The Waltons" TV program premieres on CBS starring Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, and Will Geer
  • 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
1972 Highlights

About September 14, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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