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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Mar 12   On this day in history nHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons  

Mar 15   Assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama in the year 1972.  

Mar 15   In the year 1972 danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112  

Mar 15   In the year 1972 nASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle  

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

Mar 16   In the year 1972 john &Yoko are served with deportation papers  

Mar 17   Manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies in the year 1972.  

Mar 17   Ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK in the year 1972.  

Mar 18   People's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China in the year 1972.  

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

Mar 19   Carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic in the year 1972.  

Mar 19   In the year 1972 india &Bangladesh sign friendship treaty  

Mar 19   In the year 1972 los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors, 162-99, by then record 63 points  

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

Mar 20   Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51 in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 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 in the year 1972.  

Mar 24   In the year 1972 great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland  

Mar 25   America's LP "America" goes #1 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73 in the year 1972.  

Mar 27   On this day in history venera 8 launched to Venus  

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

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

Mar 28   Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 30   Easter Offensive began in Vietnam in the year 1972.  

Mar 30   Gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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