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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances  

Jan 01   International Book Year begins on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   People's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 mariner 9 begins mapping Mars  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history nASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle  

Jan 05   In the year 1972 nASA announces development of space shuttle  

Jan 05   In the year 1972 new York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢  

Jan 05   On this day in history president Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle  

Jan 05   US president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program on this day in history.  

Jan 05   West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1972 iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die  

Jan 07   Lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.  

Jan 07   William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice in the year 1972.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   Billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters by phone, stating that a biography of him by author Clifford Irving is phony on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan  

Jan 10   Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history east-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh  

Jan 12   Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72 in the year 1972.  

Jan 15   Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels in the year 1972.  

Jan 16   David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52 in the year 1972.  

Jan 17   Rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers)  

Famous Deaths In 1972

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81