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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&quot  

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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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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