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Historical Events In 1972

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

Jun 15   Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die in the year 1972.  

Jun 16   Burglars caught inside the Watergate building on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1972 looking Glass releases "Brandy"  

Jun 18   BEA Trident crashes after takeoff from Heathrow killing 118 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Horst Salomon, writer, dies in the year 1972.  

Jun 21   In the year 1972 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history in the year 1972.  

Jun 23   Nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate on this day in history.  

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" on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 07   On this day in history athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   Democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India  

Jul 13   On this day in history c Torres discovers asteroid #3050 Carrera  

Jul 13   In the year 1972 lA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners  

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

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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

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