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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Nov 12   Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history dow Jones closes above 1,000 for first time (1003.16)  

Nov 14   Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87 in the year 1972.  

Nov 18   In the year 1972 danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose  

Nov 19   On this day in history "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances  

Nov 22   In the year 1972 chuck Thacker, a computer scientist at Xerox PARC, started designing the Alto computer, designed to improve the quality of machine-human interactions  

Nov 22   In the year 1972 the United States loses its first B-52 of the war. The eight-engine bomber was brought down by a North Vietnamese surface-to-air missile near Vinh on the day when B-52s flew their heaviest raids of the war over North Vietnam.  

Nov 23   Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56 in the year 1972.  

Nov 24   On this day in history hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52  

Nov 25   In the year 1972 hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79  

Nov 27   In the year 1972 yanks trade Ellis, Torres andSpikes to Indians for Nettles andMoses  

Nov 28   Gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels on this day in history.  

Nov 30   BBC bans Wings "Hi, Hi, Hi" in the year 1972.  

Nov 30   In the year 1972 hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71  

Nov 30   Illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1972 friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies  

Dec 03   On this day in history convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die  

Dec 06   Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 in the year 1972.  

Dec 07   Apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched in the year 1972.  

Dec 07   On this day in history phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant  

Dec 08   George Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash in the year 1972.  

Dec 10   Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78 in the year 1972.  

Dec 11   In the year 1972 astronauts Cernan and Harrison become 11th and 12th on the Moon  

Dec 11   John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1972 captain Eugene A. Cernan, USN, commander of Apollo 17, walks on the Moon. Commander Ronald E. Evans, USN, was the Command Module Pilot. The mission lasted 12 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14).  

Dec 13   On this day in history an HC-1 Detachment Five SH-3G Sea King helicopter, stationed aboard Oriskany, rescued a VFP-63 pilot involved in operations in the Tonkin Gulf while on Yankee Station. This was the fifteenth pilot rescued by HC-1  

Dec 15   In the year 1972 edward Earle, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90  

Dec 16   On this day in history miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)  

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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 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

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   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

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   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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