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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Mar 31   Official Beatles Fan Club closes down in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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

Apr 02   In the year 1972 44th Academy Awards presented  

Apr 02   Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57 in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   Prime Minister Begin visits Cairo on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1972 baseball season is delayed due to a strike  

Apr 05   Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73 in the year 1972.  

Apr 05   Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub in the year 1972.  

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

Apr 07   In the year 1972 "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   On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

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   On this day in history 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars  

Apr 10   An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries in the year 1972.  

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

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

Apr 12   In the year 1972 c W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57  

Apr 13   In the year 1972 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   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 in the year 1972.  

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   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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   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   In the year 1972 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.