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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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   In the year 1972 5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave  

Jun 17   Looking Glass releases "Brandy" in the year 1972.  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1972 horst Salomon, writer, dies  

Jun 21   Seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54  

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   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   In the year 1972 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   USSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km) in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

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

Jul 07   Billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong to win Wimbeldon in the year 1972.  

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

Jul 09   The first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1972 democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)  

Jul 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov  

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

Jul 16   In the year 1972 giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65  

Jul 17   The first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico on this day in history.  

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   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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