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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Feb 23   Michael Taube, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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

Feb 25   Paul McCartney releases "Give Ireland back to the Irish" single on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   Tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Feb 28   President Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1972 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   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

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

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   On this day in history london flu in United States killing 1,027 people  

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

Mar 01   Victor Babin, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1972.  

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

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   In the year 1972 pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby  

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   Last train run between Penrith to Keswick UK in the year 1972.  

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

Mar 05   Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 10   In the year 1972 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

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

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

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   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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