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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave  

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   In the year 1972 seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90  

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

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   In the year 1972 nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate  

Jun 23   Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports in the year 1972.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1972 mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68  

Jul 06   Brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 07   On this day in history billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong to win Wimbeldon  

Jul 09   On this day in history kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful Ghana  

Jul 09   In the year 1972 the first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France)  

Jul 10   Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern) in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history lA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners  

Jul 13   On this day in history t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov  

Jul 14   L Zhuravleva discovers asteroids #1959 Karbyshev & #2423 Ibarruri on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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