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"
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.