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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 07 August 2022

Feb 05   Bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1972 uS airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers &baggage  

Feb 06   Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1972 british government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike  

Feb 10   BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings in the year 1972.  

Feb 10   On this day in history ras al Khaima joins the United Arab Emirates  

Feb 10   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80  

Feb 13   On this day in history "Grease" opens on Broadway  

Feb 13   11th Winter Olympics games close at Sapporo, Japan on this day in history.  

Feb 14   John & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1972 lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65  

Feb 14   In the year 1972 luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon  

Feb 15   In the year 1972 dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros/Tenedos  

Feb 15   Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1972 german mass murderers "Three of Breda" freed  

Feb 16   Test Cricket debut of Lawrence Rowe West Indies vs New Zealand Kingston, 214 & 100 in the year 1972.  

Feb 17   In the year 1972 gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 17   President Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China in the year 1972.  

Feb 17   On this day in history the House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market  

Feb 17   On this day in history the Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles  

Feb 18   A report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1972 california Supreme Court abolishes death penalty  

Feb 18   On this day in history giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy  

Feb 18   In the year 1972 john & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show  

Feb 20   In the year 1972 herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69  

Feb 21   Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Richard Nixon becomes first US President to visit China on this day in history.  

Feb 21   US President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations in the year 1972.  

Feb 22   In the year 1972 khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar  

Feb 22   President Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65  

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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 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

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

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

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   In the year 1972 jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   On this day in history carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

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

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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