What Happened on September 8, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chic Cub Ferguson Jenkins wins his 20th game for 6th straight year
  • Jim Ryan (US) & Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide & fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold

Famous Birthdays

  • Cari Shayne, American actress (Karen Cates-General Hospital), born in Sellersville, Tennessee
  • Giovanni Frezza, Italian actor
  • Lisa Kennedy, American television personality
  • Markus Babbel, German footballer
  • Phil Laak, Ireland-born professional poker player
  • Tomokazu Seki, Japanese voice actor