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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 01 October 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   In the year 1972 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

Apr 01   Pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway in the year 1972.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1972 44th Academy Awards presented  

Apr 02   On this day in history gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57  

Apr 02   In the year 1972 prime Minister Begin visits Cairo  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1972 l Chernykh discovers asteroid #2142 Landau  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1972 adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

Apr 04   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 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   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   On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

Apr 08   Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1972.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)  

Apr 16   In the year 1972 yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72  

Apr 17   In the year 1972 1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1972 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   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

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.