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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

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

Sep 10   Sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war'  

Sep 12   On this day in history william Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77  

Sep 14   "The Waltons" TV program premiers on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1972 kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70  

Sep 15   Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   First TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1972 penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies&quot  

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 in the year 1972.  

Sep 17   BART begins passenger service in SF in the year 1972.  

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

Sep 21   On this day in history henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76  

Sep 21   On this day in history 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   Carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22 in the year 1972.  

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

Sep 26   American Museum of Immigration dedicated on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Sep 27   In the year 1972 rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide  

Sep 28   On this day in history japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations  

Sep 28   Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.  

Sep 30   On this day in history passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)  

Oct 01   Kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87 in the year 1972.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history the first games of the World Hockey Association  

Oct 02   In the year 1972 aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105  

Oct 04   In the year 1972 colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61  

Oct 05   On this day in history herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes  

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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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 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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