Historical Events In 1972
Friday, 20 May 2022
Jun 15 In the year 1972 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 Burglars caught inside the Watergate building in the year 1972.
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 Horst Salomon, writer, dies on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90
Jun 23 On this day in history elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
Jun 23 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 in the year 1972.
Jun 23 In the year 1972 hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
Jun 23 Nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate in the year 1972.
Jun 23 Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history david Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61
Jun 29 Supreme Court-death penalty usually was "cruel &unusual punishment" in the year 1972.
Jun 29 In the year 1972 uSSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)
Jul 01 In the year 1972 ms. magazine begins publishing
Jul 02 Joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95 in the year 1972.
Jul 03 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68 in the year 1972.
Jul 06 In the year 1972 brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
Jul 06 Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1972 the first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France)
Jul 10 On this day in history democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)
Jul 10 In the year 1972 herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India
Jul 13 In the year 1972 c Torres discovers asteroid #3050 Carrera
Jul 13 On this day in history lA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners
Jul 13 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov in the year 1972.
Jul 14 On this day in history l Zhuravleva discovers asteroids #1959 Karbyshev & #2423 Ibarruri
Jul 16 Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1972.
Jul 17 The first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico in the year 1972.
Jul 18 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns on this day in history.