On This Day

June 30, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • One leap second is added to the UTC time system; also 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985
  • Ulster Defence Association (UDA) begin to organise its own 'no-go' areas (this is a response to the continuation of Republican 'no-go' areas and fears about concessions to the IRA)

Birthdays in History

  • James Martin, English celebrity chef (Saturday Kitchen), born in Malton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
1972 in History