Historical Events In 1972
Monday, 28 September 2020
Feb 05 In the year 1972 bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
Feb 05 On this day in history marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84
Feb 05 US airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers &baggage in the year 1972.
Feb 06 Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70 in the year 1972.
Feb 09 On this day in history british government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike
Feb 10 BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1972 ras al Khaima joins the United Arab Emirates
Feb 10 In the year 1972 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 11 On this day in history jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80
Feb 13 "Grease" opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1972 11th Winter Olympics games close at Sapporo, Japan
Feb 14 John & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
Feb 14 Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon on this day in history.
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 In the year 1972 president Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time
Feb 16 On this day in history 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 Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1972.
Feb 17 President Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China in the year 1972.
Feb 17 The House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history california Supreme Court abolishes death penalty
Feb 18 Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy in the year 1972.
Feb 18 John & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show in the year 1972.
Feb 20 Herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history richard Nixon becomes first US President to visit China
Feb 21 In the year 1972 uS President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations
Feb 22 In the year 1972 khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar
Feb 22 On this day in history president Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing
Feb 22 Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65 in the year 1972.