Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 17 In the year 1972 phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game
Aug 17 Raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1972 police fine Paul and Linda McCartney $800 in Sweden cannabis possession
Aug 21 In the year 1972 1st hot air balloon flight over Alps
Aug 21 First hot air balloon flight over the Alps in the year 1972.
Aug 21 Republican convention opens in Miami Beach on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1972 uS orbiting astronomy observatory Copernicus launched
Aug 23 On this day in history balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68
Aug 23 On this day in history republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)
Aug 24 Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Aug 24 Gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
Aug 26 In the year 1972 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR
Aug 26 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1972 opening ceremonies usher in the summer Olympics games in Munich, West Germany.
Aug 26 Summer Olympics open in Munich, West Germany in the year 1972.
Aug 28 On this day in history mark Spitz earns the first of seven gold medals, seting a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.
Aug 28 On this day in history william HAF, Engl prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29
Aug 29 In the year 1972 lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, Ger night club performer/singer, dies
Aug 30 On this day in history david Barrett 1930- leads the NDP to victory over WAC Bennett's Social Credit Party, taking 39 seats in the British Columbia provincial election; upsetting 20 years of Socred rule
Aug 31 Olga Korbut, USSR, wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics in the year 1972.
Sep 01 Bobby Fischer of the USA defeats Boris Spassky of the USSR at the international chess championship in Reykjavik, Iceland in the year 1972.
Sep 01 In the year 1972 may Aufderheide, composer, dies at 84
Sep 01 The O'Jays receive the first of their eventual six gold records, this one for the hit Back Stabbers on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history alan Kippax, cricketer (1st-class batting average 67), dies
Sep 04 On this day in history olympic swimmer Mark Spitz becomes the first person in history to win seven gold medals, winning the 400-meter relay at Munich, GVany.
Sep 05 In the year 1972 chemical spill with fog sickens hundreds in Meuse Valley Belgium
Sep 05 Israeli athletes held hostage by Arab guerrillas at the Munich Olympics on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 1972 josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered
Sep 05 The Olympic Games in Munich, Germany are marred by tragedy when PLO terrorists hold the Israeli delegation hostage; 11 Israelis are killed during the ordeal in the year 1972.
Sep 06 In the year 1972 john &Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
Sep 07 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Jim Ryun (US) &Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide &fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold in the year 1972.
Sep 10 On this day in history chicago Bears running back Gayle Sayers retires from pro football.