Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 21 April 2018
Jan 01 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances in the year 1972.
Jan 01 In the year 1972 international Book Year begins
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 Mariner 9 begins mapping Mars in the year 1972.
Jan 03 Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.
Jan 04 On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57
Jan 05 NASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 NASA announces development of space shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1972 new York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢
Jan 05 President Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1972 uS president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program.
Jan 05 West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed in the year 1972.
Jan 06 In the year 1972 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 06 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley
Jan 06 Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR in the year 1972.
Jan 07 On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies
Jan 07 Iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice
Jan 07 In the year 1972 william Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
Jan 08 Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.
Jan 09 Billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters by phone, stating that a biography of him by author Clifford Irving is phony in the year 1972.
Jan 09 On this day in history passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong
Jan 09 On this day in history 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
Jan 10 On this day in history sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan
Jan 10 Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK in the year 1972.
Jan 11 East-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh on this day in history.
Jan 12 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90 in the year 1972.
Jan 14 "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1972 frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72
Jan 15 Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1972 david Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
Jan 17 On this day in history rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55