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Historical Events In 1972

Monday, 17 May 2021

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

Jul 21   In the year 1972 in New York, 57 murders occur in 24 hours (Murder City?)  

Jul 21   Jigme Dori Wangchuck king of Bhutan, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history jigme Dori Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, dies  

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

Jul 22   27.53 cm (10.84") of rainfall, Fort Ripley, Mn (state 24-hr record) in the year 1972.  

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

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   The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 24   Jigme Singye Wangchuk becomes king of Bhutan at 16 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1972 uS health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphillis experiment  

Jul 31   Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/sect-gen (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73 in the year 1972.  

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   Gold hits record $70 an ounce in London in the year 1972.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history rockwell receives NASA contract to construct the Space Shuttle  

Aug 11   Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73 in the year 1972.  

Aug 12   Last American combat ground troops leave Vietnam on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 1972 george Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78  

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 in the year 1972.  

Aug 15   On this day in history alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history john Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39  

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

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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   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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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