On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22
  • Jack Tatum, Oakland, returns a fumble 104 yds vs Green Bay (rec)
  • NY Jet Joe Namath passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colt (44-34)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Hill, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)