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
  • N.K. Jemison, American science fiction and fantasy author (The Fifth Season), born in Iowa City, Iowa
Born in 1972

Famous Divorces

Phil Hartman

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

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Casadesus, French concert pianist and composer (Symphony No. 7 - "Israel"), dies at 73
1972 Highlights

About September 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis
  • UK #1 Song: Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade