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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Mar 31   Official Beatles Fan Club closes down on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1972 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

Apr 01   Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.  

Apr 02   On this day in history 44th Academy Awards  

Apr 02   44th Academy Awards presented on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1972 prime Minister Begin visits Cairo  

Apr 03   Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Apr 03   On this day in history l Chernykh discovers asteroid #2142 Landau  

Apr 04   On this day in history 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating  

Apr 04   Adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63 in the year 1972.  

Apr 04   On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

Apr 05   Baseball season is delayed due to a strike in the year 1972.  

Apr 05   On this day in history brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73  

Apr 05   On this day in history mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub  

Apr 06   In the year 1972 bomb explosion at the Cuban Trade Commission in Montreal kills one person.  

Apr 07   "Crazy" Joe Gallo mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party on this day in history.  

Apr 07   "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party on this day in history.  

Apr 08   30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico in the year 1972.  

Apr 08   In the year 1972 alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

Apr 08   Major league baseball players stages first collective strike in the year 1972.  

Apr 10   7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1972 an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries  

Apr 10   In Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   US, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons in the year 1972.  

Apr 11   200,000 Hydro-Quebec workers, teachers, and hospital staff go on 2-week strike; largest in history in the year 1972.  

Apr 12   On this day in history c W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57  

Apr 13   On this day in history baseball players' strike ends after 13 days  

Apr 15   In the year 1972 otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64  

Apr 16   In the year 1972 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China  

Apr 16   In the year 1972 apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)  

Apr 16   Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26 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   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1972 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   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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