What Happened on September 30, 1972

Historical Events

  • Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)

Baseball Record

Pittsburgh right fielder Roberto Clemente doubles off Mets' Jon Matlack to become the 11th MLB player to record 3000 hits as Pirates beat NY, 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Ari Behn, Norwegian author, born in Aarhus, Denmark
  • Jamal Anderson, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • John Campbell, American heavy Metal Bassist (Burn the Priest; Lamb of God), born in the USA
Born in 1972

About September 30, 1972

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 22 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