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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism on this day in history.  

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

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   "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances on this day in history.  

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   Fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   On this day in history president Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks  

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   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1972.  

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   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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