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Historical Events In 1972

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 12   In the year 1972 judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open  

Mar 12   NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Mar 15   On this day in history nASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle  

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

Mar 16   On this day in history john &Yoko are served with deportation papers  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 19   On this day in history india &Bangladesh sign friendship treaty  

Mar 19   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

Mar 20   On this day in history aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

Mar 22   Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified) on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1972 kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP  

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   On this day in history maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73  

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

Mar 28   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game  

Mar 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history a very sad day in the Canadian navy, the last daily rum ration issued to Canadian naval personnel.  

Mar 30   On this day in history easter Offensive began in Vietnam  

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   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1972.  

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 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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