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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

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

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   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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   In the year 1972 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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