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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Nov 14   Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for first time (1003.16) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies in the year 1972.  

Nov 16   In the year 1972 andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87  

Nov 18   In the year 1972 danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose  

Nov 19   "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Chuck Thacker, a computer scientist at Xerox PARC, started designing the Alto computer, designed to improve the quality of machine-human interactions on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history the United States loses its first B-52 of the war. The eight-engine bomber was brought down by a North Vietnamese surface-to-air missile near Vinh on the day when B-52s flew their heaviest raids of the war over North Vietnam.  

Nov 23   In the year 1972 marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56  

Nov 24   On this day in history hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52  

Nov 25   In the year 1972 hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79  

Nov 27   Yanks trade Ellis, Torres andSpikes to Indians for Nettles andMoses in the year 1972.  

Nov 28   On this day in history gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91  

Nov 28   In the year 1972 los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels  

Nov 30   On this day in history bBC bans Wings "Hi, Hi, Hi"  

Nov 30   Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1972 illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)  

Dec 01   In the year 1972 antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81  

Dec 02   On this day in history "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)  

Dec 02   Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies in the year 1972.  

Dec 03   Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38 in the year 1972.  

Dec 07   In the year 1972 adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91  

Dec 07   In the year 1972 apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched  

Dec 07   Phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant in the year 1972.  

Dec 08   On this day in history george Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash  

Dec 10   Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1972 astronauts Cernan and Harrison become 11th and 12th on the Moon  

Dec 11   On this day in history john Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies  

Dec 12   On this day in history captain Eugene A. Cernan, USN, commander of Apollo 17, walks on the Moon. Commander Ronald E. Evans, USN, was the Command Module Pilot. The mission lasted 12 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14).  

Dec 13   On this day in history an HC-1 Detachment Five SH-3G Sea King helicopter, stationed aboard Oriskany, rescued a VFP-63 pilot involved in operations in the Tonkin Gulf while on Yankee Station. This was the fifteenth pilot rescued by HC-1  

Dec 15   Edward Earle, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0) on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63  

Dec 17   New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan in the year 1972.  

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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   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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born on this day in history.  

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   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

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   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.