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Historical Events In 1972

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

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

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   In the year 1972 27.53 cm (10.84") of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record)  

Jul 22   On this day in history hugo Kauder, composer, dies at 84  

Jul 22   Venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched  

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

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history thomas Eagleton withdraws as Democratic VP candidate  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gold hits record $70 an ounce in London  

Aug 05   On this day in history frederic Tozere, actor (Mr Phillips-Stanley), dies at 71  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 12   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 east German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156  

Aug 14   Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history 54th PGA Championship: Gary Player shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich  

Aug 16   John Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39 in the year 1972.  

Aug 17   In New Britain a 7.1 earthquake caused a two-foot tsunami at Pomino on southeast New Britain on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1972 birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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   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 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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