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Historical Events In 1972

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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.  

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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   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1972 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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