On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1972

Historical Events

  • Libya acquires a 50 percent interest in two ENI oil concessions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • The Social Democratic and Labour Party issues a document entitled "Towards a New Ireland", proposing that the British and Irish governments should have joint sovereignty over Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenny Morris, Maryborough Australia, field hockey fullback (Olympics 1996)
  • Vance Joseph, American NFL cornerback and safety (NY Jets), born in Marrero, Louisiana
1972 Highlights

About September 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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