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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

Jan 01   In the year 1972 international Book Year begins  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Mariner 9 begins mapping Mars on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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

Jan 05   NASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 05   On this day in history west-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history 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  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

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

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1972 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   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.