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