On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1972

Historical Events

Historic Event

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos announces state of emergency and declares martial law

Famous Birthdays

  • Jermaine Dupri, record producer & rapper (Grammy - We Belong Together), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Karl Pilkington, British radio personality

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
1972 Highlights

About September 23, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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