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