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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 10   Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship in the year 1972.  

Sep 10   In the year 1972 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 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' on this day in history.  

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   Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66  

Sep 16   First TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie in the year 1972.  

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

Sep 17   In the year 1972 "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV  

Sep 17   In the year 1972 akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72  

Sep 17   BART begins passenger service in SF on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm  

Sep 21   Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Marcos declares martial law in the Philippines in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1972 norway votes not to join the European Community  

Sep 26   In the year 1972 american Museum of Immigration dedicated  

Sep 26   In the year 1972 charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82  

Sep 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66  

Sep 30   In the year 1972 passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)  

Oct 01   On this day in history kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87  

Oct 01   In the year 1972 louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68  

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   Colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   In the year 1972 birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

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

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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