Historical Events In 1972
Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Jan 17 On this day in history section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd
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 in the year 1972.
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 On this day in history mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory
Jan 23 Bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi in the year 1972.
Jan 23 Entire population of Istanbul under 24 hour house arrest in the year 1972.
Jan 24 On this day in history jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74
Jan 25 World's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute
Jan 27 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jan 28 Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Jan 29 In the year 1972 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville
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 On this day in history karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81
Jan 30 Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth in the year 1972.
Jan 31 Aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral on this day in history.
Jan 31 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51 in the year 1972.
Jan 31 In the year 1972 birenda, becomes leader of Nepal
Jan 31 Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana in the year 1972.
Jan 31 On this day in history uS launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998)
Feb 01 On this day in history 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 John Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 04 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history 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
Feb 04 In the year 1972 senator Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported
Feb 05 On this day in history "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65