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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Nov 14   On this day in history dow Jones closes above 1,000 for first time (1003.16)  

Nov 14   On this day in history martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies  

Nov 16   On this day in history andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87  

Nov 18   Danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 22   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56  

Nov 24   Hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Yanks trade Ellis, Torres andSpikes to Indians for Nettles andMoses on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels on this day in history.  

Nov 30   BBC bans Wings "Hi, Hi, Hi" on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   On this day in history illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies  

Dec 03   On this day in history convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die  

Dec 06   Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   On this day in history apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched  

Dec 07   On this day in history phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant  

Dec 08   George Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   Astronauts Cernan and Harrison become 11th and 12th on the Moon on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   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) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   On this day in history miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

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   On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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.