Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Sep 10 On this day in history emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship
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) 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' in the year 1972.
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 On this day in history kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70
Sep 15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Sep 16 In the year 1972 first TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie
Sep 16 Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies" on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1972.
Sep 21 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
Sep 24 Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22 on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history norway votes not to join the European Community
Sep 26 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
Sep 28 In the year 1972 japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations
Sep 28 On this day in history maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66
Sep 30 Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa) in the year 1972.
Oct 01 In the year 1972 kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87
Oct 01 Louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68 in the year 1972.
Oct 01 The first games of the World Hockey Association in the year 1972.
Oct 02 Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105 in the year 1972.
Oct 04 On this day in history colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
Oct 05 Herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes on this day in history.