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Historical Events In 1972

Friday, 14 May 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70  

Feb 09   British government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1972 bBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings  

Feb 10   Ras al Khaima joins the United Arab Emirates in the year 1972.  

Feb 10   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1972.  

Feb 11   Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history john & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week  

Feb 14   Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65 in the year 1972.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1972.  

Feb 17   In the year 1972 president Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China  

Feb 17   In the year 1972 the House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market  

Feb 17   In the year 1972 the Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles  

Feb 18   On this day in history a report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1972 giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy  

Feb 18   John & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show in the year 1972.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1972 michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in New York NY  

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   Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1972 president Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing  

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   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 08   In the year 1972 kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   On this day in history ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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