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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 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   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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   In the year 1972 death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 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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