What Happened on September 21, 1972

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos declares martial law in the Philippines (not publicly announced until 23rd Sep)

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • David Silveria, American drummer (KoЯn), born in San Leandro, California
  • Jon Kitna, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Liam Gallagher, British singer and songwriter (Oasis - "Wonderwall"; Beady Eye), born in Burnage, Manchester, England
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Henry de Montherlant, French novelist and stage author (La Reine Morte), dies at 76

About September 21, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 7 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