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Historical Events In 1972

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Sep 10   On this day in history emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship  

Sep 10   Heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton, redeeming his loss to Norton in their previous encounter on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 10   US Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed) in the year 1972.  

Sep 11   BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war' in the year 1972.  

Sep 12   William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1972 "The Waltons" TV program premiers  

Sep 14   On this day in history kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70  

Sep 15   Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.  

Sep 16   In the year 1972 first TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie  

Sep 16   Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies&quot on this day in history.  

Sep 17   "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1972 bART begins passenger service in SF  

Sep 20   Police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm in the year 1972.  

Sep 21   Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76 in the year 1972.  

Sep 21   In the year 1972 marcos declares martial law in the Philippines  

Sep 22   Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   On this day in history carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63  

Sep 24   Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history norway votes not to join the European Community  

Sep 26   In the year 1972 american Museum of Immigration dedicated  

Sep 26   Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   On this day in history rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide  

Sep 28   In the year 1972 japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations  

Sep 28   On this day in history maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66  

Sep 30   Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa) in the year 1972.  

Oct 01   In the year 1972 kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87  

Oct 01   Louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68 in the year 1972.  

Oct 01   The first games of the World Hockey Association in the year 1972.  

Oct 02   Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105 in the year 1972.  

Oct 04   On this day in history colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61  

Oct 05   Herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes 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   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

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

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

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

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

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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