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