On This Day

June 24, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill 3 British Army soldiers in a land mine attack near Dungiven, County Derry
  • Wake Island becomes unincorporated territory of US (US Air Force)
  • Yvonne Brathwaite Burke becomes 1st black chair of a Democratic convention

Birthdays in History

  • Denis Zvegelj, Slovenian rower
1972 in History