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Historical Events In 1972

Saturday, 23 January 2021

Feb 23   Michael Taube, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   Paul McCartney releases "Give Ireland back to the Irish" single on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1972 slag heap dam collapses above Buffalo Creek WV, kills 125  

Feb 26   Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50 in the year 1972.  

Feb 27   In the year 1972 president Nixon & Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique  

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   On this day in history president Richard Nixon wraps up his historic trip to China  

Feb 28   Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history antonio Sabato Jr, actor (Jagger Cates-General Hospital)  

Feb 29   Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year in the year 1972.  

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

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

Feb 29   In the year 1972 jack Anderson discloses Dita Beard (ITT) memo indicating antitrust charges were dropped for $400,000 contribution to Republican Party  

Mar 01   London flu in United States killing 1,027 people on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 01   Wilt Chamberlain is the first NBA player to score 30,000 points on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1972 bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56  

Mar 02   In the year 1972 jean-Bédel Bokassa appoints himself President for life of Central African Republic  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78  

Mar 06   Jack Nicklaus passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner in the year 1972.  

Mar 06   In the year 1972 keswick to Penrith railway officially closes  

Mar 08   On this day in history the first airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)  

Mar 08   The first flight of the Goodyear blimp in the year 1972.  

Mar 10   General Lon Nol becomes President &prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia in the year 1972.  

Mar 10   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Mar 11   Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), 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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1972.  

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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