What Happened on September 24, 1972

Historical Events

  • Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22
  • Jack Tatum, Oakland, sets NFL record with 104-yard fumble return, in a 20-14 win over Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, Green Bay Wisconsin; record tied by Aeneas Williams of the Arizona Cardinals in 2000

Sports History

NY Jet Joe Namath passes for 6 touchdowns vs Baltimore Colts (44-34)

1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Esther Budiardjo, Indonesian concert pianist (William Kapell Competition, 1996), born in Jakarta, Indonesia
Born in 1972

About September 24, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis
  • UK #1 Song: How Can I Be Sure - David Cassidy