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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Jul 21   2 passenger trains collide head-on killing 76 (Seville, Spain) on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history in New York, 57 murders occur in 24 hours (Murder City?)  

Jul 21   Jigme Dori Wangchuck king of Bhutan, dies in the year 1972.  

Jul 21   Jigme Dori Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, dies in the year 1972.  

Jul 22   On this day in history 10.84" (27.53 cm) of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)  

Jul 22   On this day in history 27.53 cm (10.84") of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)  

Jul 22   Hugo Kauder, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   In the year 1972 venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus  

Jul 23   Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France in the year 1972.  

Jul 23   In the year 1972 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched  

Jul 24   Bobby Ramirez drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1972 bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl  

Jul 24   On this day in history jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at 16  

Jul 25   On this day in history uS health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphillis experiment  

Jul 31   On this day in history paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/sect-gen (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73  

Jul 31   Thomas Eagleton withdraws as Democratic VP candidate in the year 1972.  

Aug 01   Brian Cole rocker with the Association, dies of heroin OD at 28 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1972 gold hits record $70 an ounce in London  

Aug 02   Brian Cole, vocalist/bassist (Association), dies of overdose at 29 in the year 1972.  

Aug 02   In the year 1972 gold hits record $70 an ounce in London  

Aug 05   Frederic Tozere, actor (Mr Phillips-Stanley), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Bill Berns, commentator (Television Screen Magazine), dies at 53 in the year 1972.  

Aug 09   Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle in the year 1972.  

Aug 09   In the year 1972 rockwell receives NASA contract to construct the Space Shuttle  

Aug 11   Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history last American combat ground troops leave Vietnam  

Aug 13   George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86 in the year 1972.  

Aug 15   Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1972.  

Aug 16   54th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich in the year 1972.  

Aug 16   In the year 1972 john Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39  

Aug 17   In New Britain a 7.1 earthquake caused a two-foot tsunami at Pomino on southeast New Britain in the year 1972.  

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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   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   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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1972

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

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