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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 July 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?) in the year 1972.  

Jul 21   In the year 1972 jigme Dori Wangchuck king of Bhutan, dies  

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

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

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   On this day in history venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus  

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

Jul 23   The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched in the year 1972.  

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

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

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

Jul 31   In the year 1972 thomas Eagleton withdraws as Democratic VP candidate  

Aug 01   In the year 1972 brian Cole rocker with the Association, dies of heroin OD at 28  

Aug 01   Gold hits record $70 an ounce in London in the year 1972.  

Aug 02   In the year 1972 brian Cole, vocalist/bassist (Association), dies of overdose at 29  

Aug 02   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer  

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

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

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 in the year 1972.  

Aug 13   George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78 in the year 1972.  

Aug 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history 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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