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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 15   On this day in history 75,000 attend gathering of religious leader Billy Graham, in Texas  

Jun 15   In the year 1972 rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die  

Jun 16   In the year 1972 burglars caught inside the Watergate building  

Jun 17   5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave in the year 1972.  

Jun 17   Looking Glass releases "Brandy" on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1972 bEA Trident crashes after takeoff from Heathrow killing 118  

Jun 20   On this day in history horst Salomon, writer, dies  

Jun 21   On this day in history seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90  

Jun 23   Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54 in the year 1972.  

Jun 23   On this day in history hS-2, HS-15, HS-74 and HS-75 came to the aid of flood stricken residents in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Pottstown areas of Pennsylvania  

Jun 23   Hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate  

Jun 23   Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports on this day in history.  

Jun 26   David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61 in the year 1972.  

Jun 29   Supreme Court-death penalty usually was "cruel &unusual punishment" in the year 1972.  

Jun 29   On this day in history uSSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)  

Jul 01   Ms. magazine begins publishing in the year 1972.  

Jul 02   Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1972 brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash  

Jul 06   In the year 1972 brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash  

Jul 07   In the year 1972 athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

Jul 07   In the year 1972 billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong to win Wimbeldon  

Jul 09   Kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful Ghana in the year 1972.  

Jul 09   The first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France) in the year 1972.  

Jul 10   Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1972 herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India  

Jul 13   C Torres discovers asteroid #3050 Carrera in the year 1972.  

Jul 13   LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners in the year 1972.  

Jul 13   T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history l Zhuravleva discovers asteroids #1959 Karbyshev & #2423 Ibarruri  

Jul 16   On this day in history giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65  

Jul 17   In the year 1972 the first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico  

Jul 18   200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

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   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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