On This Day

April 4, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating

Deaths in History

Person of interestAdam Clayton Powell Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American politician (Rep-D-NY), dies of acute prostatitis at 63

  • John A H J S Bruins Slot, co-founder/editor in chief (illegal), dies