1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. Date Event(s) January 2 Birth of Ben Gruber, the writer of SpongeBob SquarePants. January 27 Birth of Keijin Okuda, the voice actor of the the Japanese dub of SpongeBob SquarePants. February 26 Birth of Keith Ferguson, the voice actor of various Atlantean Guards. March 23 Birth of Reggie Watts. June 27 Birth of Kim Sulocki, the voice actor of the Swedish dub of SpongeBob SquarePants. Retrieved from "https://spongebob.fandom.com/wiki/Timeline:1972?oldid=2797224" Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.