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"
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