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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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   In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

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

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