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.