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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.  

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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   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

Jan 13   In the year 1972 birth of byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers)  

Famous Deaths In 1972

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

Jan 10   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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