Historical Events In 1972
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Dec 17 Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history 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 Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth in the year 1972.
Dec 21 Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1972 soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany
Dec 22 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 in the year 1972.
Dec 23 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.
Dec 26 On this day in history harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dec 26 On this day in history harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88
Dec 27 In the year 1972 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances
Dec 27 Former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75; in the year 1972.
Dec 27 On this day in history lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75
Dec 27 On this day in history new North Korean constitution comes into effect
Dec 29 Eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1972 fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83
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 Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38 in the year 1972.