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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

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

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

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   New York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢ in the year 1972.  

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Jan 05   In the year 1972 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   On this day in history iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong on this day in history.  

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   Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK  

Jan 11   In the year 1972 east-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh  

Jan 12   On this day in history padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

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

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 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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