On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1972

Historical Events

  • A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Frazier, American tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • David Tamburrino, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Eric van de Merwe, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Fred McCrary, American NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Naples, Florida

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Phil Hartman (23) divorces Gretchen Lewis after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Casadesus, French pianist (b. 1899)
1972 Highlights

About September 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo