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Historical Events Happened In 1972

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Mar 31   In the year 1972 official Beatles Fan Club closes down  

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

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

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

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

Apr 02   On this day in history 44th Academy Awards presented  

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

Apr 02   Prime Minister Begin visits Cairo in the year 1972.  

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   1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating in the year 1972.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 baseball season is delayed due to a strike  

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

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

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

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

Apr 07   In the year 1972 "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   Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ in the year 1972.  

Apr 08   On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1972 in Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700.  

Apr 10   In the year 1972 uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons  

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

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

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   On this day in history 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China  

Apr 16   Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) in the year 1972.  

Apr 16   Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72 in the year 1972.  

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 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 in the year 1972.  

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   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Famous Deaths In 1972

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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.