Historical Events In 1972
Monday, 16 May 2022
Jan 17 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory
Jan 21 On this day in history belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms
Jan 21 Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1972 mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory
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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 Jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74 in the year 1972.
Jan 25 On this day in history world's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London
Jan 26 Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 29 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 30 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1972 pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth
Jan 31 Aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK
Feb 02 In the year 1972 jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67
Feb 03 11th Winter Olympics games opens in Sapporo Japan (1st in Asia) on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history john Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79
Feb 03 In the year 1972 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 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65