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 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? 48 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo