On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Summer Olympics resume in Munich, Germany after massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by Black September Palestinian terrorist organisation

Famous Birthdays

  • Anika Noni Rose, American actress (Dreamgirls) and singer, born in Bloomfield, Connecticut
  • China MiĆ©ville, English fantasy fiction writer (Perdido Street Station), born in Norwich, England
  • Dylan Bruno, American actor (Numb3rs), born in Milford, Connecticut
  • Eric Zeier, American NFL quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Frank Rocca, Italian CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Calabria, Italy

Person of interestIdris Elba

Idris Elba, English actor (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England

Actor Idris Elba
Idris Elba
  • Justina Machado, Puerto Rican actress (Six Feet Under), born in Chicago, Illinois