On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1972

Historical Events

  • American Museum of Immigration dedicated
  • Norway rejects membership in European Common Market

Famous Birthdays

  • Beto O'Rourke, American politician (Rep (D) Texas 2013-19), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Mark Haslam, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992), born in Bury, United Kingdom
  • Shawn Stockman [Slim], American rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Charles J Correll, American actor (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
1972 Highlights

About September 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra