Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Dec 17 Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1972 new line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan
Dec 18 US began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth
Dec 21 In the year 1972 horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70
Dec 21 In the year 1972 soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany
Dec 22 In the year 1972 canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell receives a gold record for her album, For the Roses; includes the single, You Turn Me on, I'm a Radio.
Dec 23 In the year 1972 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism
Dec 23 In the year 1972 andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84
Dec 23 Earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua in the year 1972.
Dec 24 Charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1972 harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dec 26 Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 on this day in history.
Dec 27 In the year 1972 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances
Dec 27 In the year 1972 former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75;
Dec 27 In the year 1972 lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75
Dec 27 New North Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101
Dec 29 Fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1972.
Dec 30 President Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks in the year 1972.
Dec 30 On this day in history the US stops the bombing of North Vietnam.
Dec 31 In the year 1972 roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38