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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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   On this day in history sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies  

Sep 10   On this day in history uS Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)  

Sep 11   BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont in the year 1972.  

Sep 12   On this day in history two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war'  

Sep 12   William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   "The Waltons" TV program premiers in the year 1972.  

Sep 14   Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.  

Sep 16   On this day in history first TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie  

Sep 16   Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies&quot in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 bART begins passenger service in SF  

Sep 20   Police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm in the year 1972.  

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

Sep 21   On this day in history marcos declares martial law in the Philippines  

Sep 22   On this day in history robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53  

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   Norway votes not to join the European Community in the year 1972.  

Sep 26   On this day in history american Museum of Immigration dedicated  

Sep 26   Charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide on this day in history.  

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   Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa) on this day in history.  

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   The first games of the World Hockey Association on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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