On This Day

December 23, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70d, survived by cannabalism
  • 6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die
  • Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India v England at Delhi

Deaths in History

  • Abraham Joshua Heschel, Polish-born Jewish American rabbi and theologian dies in New York aged 65
  • Andrej Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84