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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

Jan 01   "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances in the year 1972.  

Jan 01   In the year 1972 international Book Year begins  

Jan 01   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

Jan 01   People's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history mariner 9 begins mapping Mars  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 05   NASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle on this day in history.  

Jan 05   NASA announces development of space shuttle in the year 1972.  

Jan 05   On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢  

Jan 05   President Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle on this day in history.  

Jan 05   US president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program on this day in history.  

Jan 05   West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn  

Jan 06   US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 07   Iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   Lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice in the year 1972.  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.  

Jan 09   Billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters by phone, stating that a biography of him by author Clifford Irving is phony on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1972 east-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh  

Jan 12   Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72 in the year 1972.  

Jan 15   In the year 1972 heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels  

Jan 16   David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1972 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  

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