On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1972

Historical Events

  • 1st black NL umpire is Art Williams for Los Angeles vs San Diego

Famous Birthdays

  • Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • David Jefferies, British motorcycle racer, born in Shipley, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)
  • Fran├žois Gesthuizen, Dutch soccer player (PSV, NAC), born in Millingen aan de Rijn, Netherlands
  • Michael Landes, American actor (American Summer), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Richard Huntley, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Monroe, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Tallon, Australian cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie), dies at 58
1972 Highlights

About September 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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