Historical Events Happened In 1972
Sunday, 23 October 2016
Jan 01 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1972 international Book Year begins
Jan 01 Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 in the year 1972.
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 On this day in history frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82
Jan 04 In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57
Jan 05 NASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle in the year 1972.
Jan 05 NASA announces development of space shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history 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 US president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history west-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed
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 in the year 1972.
Jan 07 Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.
Jan 07 Iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die in the year 1972.
Jan 07 On this day in history lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice
Jan 07 William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice in the year 1972.
Jan 08 Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.
Jan 09 In the year 1972 billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters by phone, stating that a biography of him by author Clifford Irving is phony.
Jan 09 Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong in the year 1972.
Jan 09 In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80
Jan 10 Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.
Jan 10 On this day in history sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan
Jan 10 In the year 1972 triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK
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 On this day in history "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV
Jan 14 On this day in history frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72
Jan 15 On this day in history heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels
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 in the year 1972.