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Historical Events In 1972

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Dec 17   In the year 1972 erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63  

Dec 17   New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan on this day in history.  

Dec 18   US began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam in the year 1972.  

Dec 19   Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth in the year 1972.  

Dec 21   On this day in history horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70  

Dec 21   Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany in the year 1972.  

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   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   On this day in history charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79  

Dec 26   Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri in the year 1972.  

Dec 26   Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances in the year 1972.  

Dec 27   On this day in history former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75;  

Dec 27   Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 in the year 1972.  

Dec 27   New North Korean constitution comes into effect in the year 1972.  

Dec 29   In the year 1972 eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101  

Dec 29   In the year 1972 fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83  

Dec 30   In the year 1972 president Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks  

Dec 30   The US stops the bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1972 kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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