Historical Events For 1972
Friday, 21 July 2017
Jan 01 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances in the year 1972.
Jan 01 International Book Year begins in the year 1972.
Jan 01 In the year 1972 jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
Jan 01 People's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China on this day in history.
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 On this day in history nASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle
Jan 05 NASA announces development of space shuttle in the year 1972.
Jan 05 New York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢ on this day in history.
Jan 05 President Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history uS president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program.
Jan 05 In the year 1972 west-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed
Jan 06 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 06 US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley in the year 1972.
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 On this day in history iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die
Jan 07 In the year 1972 lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice
Jan 07 On this day in history william Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 10 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan on this day in history.
Jan 10 Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK in the year 1972.
Jan 11 On this day in history east-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh
Jan 12 In the year 1972 padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90
Jan 14 On this day in history "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV
Jan 14 Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history david Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
Jan 17 In the year 1972 rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55