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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Monday, 28 July 2014

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

Apr 01   On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

Apr 01   On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

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

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   On this day in history prime Minister Begin visits Cairo  

Apr 03   On this day in history ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80  

Apr 03   L Chernykh discovers asteroid #2142 Landau on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Bomb explosion at the Cuban Trade Commission in Montreal kills one person on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 08   30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

Apr 08   Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons  

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

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

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

Apr 15   Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72  

Apr 17   1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

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   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

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.