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Historical Events In 1972

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Feb 23   In the year 1972 michael Taube, composer, dies at 81  

Feb 25   Ontario Hydro opens $75 million Pickering nuclear power plant; has been the largest single producer of electricity in the world in the year 1972.  

Feb 25   In the year 1972 paul McCartney releases "Give Ireland back to the Irish" single  

Feb 26   Slag heap dam collapses above Buffalo Creek WV, kills 125 in the year 1972.  

Feb 26   On this day in history tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50  

Feb 27   President Nixon & Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique on this day in history.  

Feb 28   George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history president Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China  

Feb 28   President Richard Nixon wraps up his historic trip to China in the year 1972.  

Feb 28   In the year 1972 victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies  

Feb 29   In the year 1972 antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)  

Feb 29   On this day in history hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year  

Feb 29   On this day in history hank Aaron becomes first baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year  

Feb 29   On this day in history hank Aaron becomes the first baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year.  

Feb 29   Jack Anderson discloses Dita Beard (ITT) memo indicating antitrust charges were dropped for $400,000 contribution to Republican Party on this day in history.  

Mar 01   London flu in United States killing 1,027 people in the year 1972.  

Mar 01   In the year 1972 outbreak of smallpox in Yugoslavia killing 35 people  

Mar 01   Victor Babin, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history wilt Chamberlain is the first NBA player to score 30,000 points  

Mar 02   Bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56 in the year 1972.  

Mar 02   Jean-Bédel Bokassa appoints himself President for life of Central African Republic in the year 1972.  

Mar 02   Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby in the year 1972.  

Mar 03   Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, & Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain GA in the year 1972.  

Mar 04   In the year 1972 last train run between Penrith to Keswick UK  

Mar 04   Libya & USSR signs cooperation treaty on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party  

Mar 05   Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Jack Nicklaus passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes in the year 1972.  

Mar 08   The first airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa) in the year 1972.  

Mar 08   On this day in history the first flight of the Goodyear blimp  

Mar 10   In the year 1972 general Lon Nol becomes President &prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia  

Mar 10   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1972 fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

Jan 02   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

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   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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