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Historical Events In 1972

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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   In the year 1972 uS began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam  

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 in the year 1972.  

Dec 21   Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism in the year 1972.  

Dec 23   Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1972 charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   President Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks in the year 1972.  

Dec 30   The US stops the bombing of North Vietnam in the year 1972.  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

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

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