Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Feb 05 On this day in history bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
Feb 05 Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84 in the year 1972.
Feb 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike
Feb 10 On this day in history bBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings
Feb 10 Ras al Khaima joins the United Arab Emirates on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.
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 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1972 edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66
Feb 15 On this day in history president Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time
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 on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1972 gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67
Feb 17 In the year 1972 president Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China
Feb 17 The House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market in the year 1972.
Feb 17 The Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles in the year 1972.
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 In the year 1972 giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy
Feb 18 On this day in history john & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show
Feb 20 Herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar
Feb 22 President Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing in the year 1972.
Feb 22 Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65 in the year 1972.