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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 17   Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd in the year 1972.  

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   Belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute in the year 1972.  

Jan 27   Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60 in the year 1972.  

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 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   Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth in the year 1972.  

Jan 31   In the year 1972 aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral  

Jan 31   On this day in history bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51  

Jan 31   Birenda, becomes leader of Nepal on this day in history.  

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   The calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395) in the year 1972.  

Feb 01   Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1972 john Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79  

Feb 03   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 "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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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