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.