Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Jan 17 Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd in the year 1972.
Jan 18 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1972 sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame
Jan 21 Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory on this day in history.
Jan 21 Belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms on this day in history.
Jan 21 Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union in the year 1972.
Jan 21 Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi
Jan 23 Entire population of Istanbul under 24 hour house arrest on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74
Jan 25 In the year 1972 world's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London
Jan 26 Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60
Jan 28 On this day in history adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
Jan 29 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville in the year 1972.
Jan 30 Bloody Sunday British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die in the year 1972.
Jan 30 In the year 1972 british soldiers shoot and kill 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland. This inspired the U2 song Sunday, Bloody Sunday.
Jan 30 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth
Jan 31 In the year 1972 aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral
Jan 31 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Birenda, becomes leader of Nepal on this day in history.
Jan 31 Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana in the year 1972.
Jan 31 In the year 1972 uS launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998)
Feb 01 In the year 1972 the calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
Feb 01 In the year 1972 wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK
Feb 02 On this day in history jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
Feb 03 On this day in history 11th Winter Olympics games opens in Sapporo Japan (1st in Asia)
Feb 03 In the year 1972 john Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79
Feb 03 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1972.
Feb 04 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria in the year 1972.
Feb 04 In Central Italy a 4.8 earthquate and a series of hundreds of relatively minor shocks near the Italian town of Ancona on the Adriatic coast caused wide-spread panic, some damage, several injuries, and one death in the year 1972.
Feb 04 Senator Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported on this day in history.
Feb 05 "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65 on this day in history.