Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Sep 10 Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship in the year 1972.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history bART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
Sep 12 Two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war' on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history william Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77
Sep 14 In the year 1972 "The Waltons" TV program premiers
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 in the year 1972.
Sep 16 In the year 1972 penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies"
Sep 17 "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV in the year 1972.
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 In the year 1972 police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm
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 In the year 1972 carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
Sep 24 On this day in history antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22
Sep 25 In the year 1972 norway votes not to join the European Community
Sep 26 American Museum of Immigration dedicated on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
Sep 27 In the year 1972 rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
Sep 28 Japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations on this day in history.
Sep 28 Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Sep 30 Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa) on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1972 kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87
Oct 01 In the year 1972 louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68
Oct 01 The first games of the World Hockey Association on this day in history.
Oct 02 Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105 in the year 1972.
Oct 04 In the year 1972 colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
Oct 05 In the year 1972 herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes