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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.  

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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   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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

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

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