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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 19   Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame in the year 1972.  

Jan 21   Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms  

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 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 24   Jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74 in the year 1972.  

Jan 25   In the year 1972 world's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London  

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   On this day in history adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   British soldiers shoot and kill 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland. This inspired the U2 song Sunday, Bloody Sunday in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history birenda, becomes leader of Nepal  

Jan 31   Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana on this day in history.  

Jan 31   US launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998) in the year 1972.  

Feb 01   The calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1972 wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK  

Feb 02   Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67 in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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 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   On this day in history "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65  

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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   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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   On this day in history clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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