On This Day

June 23, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 45 countries leave the Sterling Area, allowing their currencies to fluctuate independently of the British Pound
  • Hurricane Agnes becomes America's costliest natural disaster, affecting 15 states, with 119 deaths and $3 billion in damage

AgreementAgreement of Interest

US President Nixon & his Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate

Nixon's White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman
Nixon's White House Chief of Staff
H. R. Haldeman

Birthdays in History

  • Ron Corning, American television anchor
1972 in History