On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1972

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

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
1972 Highlights

About September 6, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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