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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 17   Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory  

Jan 21   In the year 1972 belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms  

Jan 21   In the year 1972 manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union  

Jan 21   On this day in history mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory  

Jan 23   In the year 1972 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   World's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London in the year 1972.  

Jan 26   In the year 1972 stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute  

Jan 27   In the year 1972 mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60  

Jan 28   In the year 1972 adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66  

Jan 29   On this day in history 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville  

Jan 30   On this day in history bloody Sunday British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die  

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   Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

Jan 30   Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1972 bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51  

Jan 31   On this day in history birenda, becomes leader of Nepal  

Jan 31   On this day in history military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana  

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   Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK in the year 1972.  

Feb 02   Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   11th Winter Olympics games opens in Sapporo Japan (1st in Asia) in the year 1972.  

Feb 03   John Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1972.  

Feb 04   In the year 1972 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria  

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   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   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 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   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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