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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Mar 12   Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open on this day in history.  

Mar 12   NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama  

Mar 15   Danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle in the year 1972.  

Mar 16   Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 in the year 1972.  

Mar 16   John &Yoko are served with deportation papers in the year 1972.  

Mar 17   On this day in history manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies  

Mar 17   In the year 1972 ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK  

Mar 18   On this day in history people's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China  

Mar 19   "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances in the year 1972.  

Mar 19   In the year 1972 carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic  

Mar 19   India &Bangladesh sign friendship treaty on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors, 162-99, by then record 63 points on this day in history.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche  

Mar 20   In the year 1972 aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51  

Mar 20   In the year 1972 sicco L. Mansholt succeeds Franco M. Malfatti as chairman of European Committee  

Mar 21   US Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-year residency to vote on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)  

Mar 22   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland  

Mar 25   On this day in history america's LP "America" goes #1  

Mar 27   Maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Venera 8 launched to Venus in the year 1972.  

Mar 28   In the year 1972 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Mar 28   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1972.  

Mar 28   Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game in the year 1972.  

Mar 29   In the year 1972 j Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate  

Mar 30   "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history "Funny Thing Happened..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 perfs  

Mar 30   A very sad day in the Canadian navy, the last daily rum ration issued to Canadian naval personnel in the year 1972.  

Mar 30   In the year 1972 easter Offensive began in Vietnam  

Mar 30   Gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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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   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

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   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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