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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  

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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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

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

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   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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