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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

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

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

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

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

Jul 22   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history venera 8 makes soft landing on Venus  

Jul 23   On this day in history eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 brian Cole, vocalist/bassist (Association), dies of overdose at 29  

Aug 02   Gold hits record $70 an ounce in London in the year 1972.  

Aug 05   In the year 1972 frederic Tozere, actor (Mr Phillips-Stanley), dies at 71  

Aug 07   Joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer in the year 1972.  

Aug 09   In the year 1972 bill Berns, commentator (Television Screen Magazine), dies at 53  

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

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

Aug 11   In the year 1972 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   East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156 in the year 1972.  

Aug 14   In the year 1972 jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86  

Aug 15   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 john Barnes Chance, composer, dies at 39  

Aug 17   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

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

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1972 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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