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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1972 sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame  

Jan 21   Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory in the year 1972.  

Jan 21   Belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 23   Bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi in the year 1972.  

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   World's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London on this day in history.  

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   Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66 in the year 1972.  

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   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   In the year 1972 birenda, becomes leader of Nepal  

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   On this day in history the calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

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 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   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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