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Historical Events In 1972

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Aug 17   On this day in history phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game  

Aug 17   In the year 1972 raymond Brulez, Flemish author (Schoone slaapster), dies at 76  

Aug 18   On this day in history 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   US orbiting astronomy observatory Copernicus launched in the year 1972.  

Aug 23   Balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1972.  

Aug 23   Republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley) in the year 1972.  

Aug 24   In the year 1972 carlos Wesley "Don" Byas, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 59  

Aug 24   On this day in history gordie Howe & Jean Beliveau inducted in Hockey Hall of Fame  

Aug 25   Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1972 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR  

Aug 26   Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63 in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Olga Korbut, USSR, wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics in the year 1972.  

Sep 01   On this day in history bobby Fischer of the USA defeats Boris Spassky of the USSR at the international chess championship in Reykjavik, Iceland.  

Sep 01   On this day in history may Aufderheide, composer, dies at 84  

Sep 01   On this day in history the O'Jays receive the first of their eventual six gold records, this one for the hit Back Stabbers.  

Sep 04   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history josef Romano, Israeli olympian, murdered  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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.  

Sep 06   John &Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon in the year 1972.  

Sep 07   On this day in history jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian, dies at 81  

Sep 08   On this day in history jim Ryun (US) &Billy Fordjour (Ghana) collide &fall in qualifying competitions for 1,500m finals, ending Ryan's chances for gold  

Sep 10   Chicago Bears running back Gayle Sayers retires from pro football 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 in the year 1972.  

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   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 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   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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