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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

Nov 22   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

Nov 23   Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79 in the year 1972.  

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   Los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels in the year 1972.  

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

Nov 30   In the year 1972 hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71  

Nov 30   Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy) in the year 1972.  

Dec 01   Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 02   In the year 1972 friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies  

Dec 03   Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die in the year 1972.  

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

Dec 07   Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 george Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash  

Dec 10   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

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) in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1972 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   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

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

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   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81