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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Mar 12   Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open in the year 1972.  

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

Mar 15   In the year 1972 assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama  

Mar 15   On this day in history danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112  

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

Mar 16   On this day in history harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72  

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

Mar 17   Manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances  

Mar 19   On this day in history carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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) in the year 1972.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 america's LP "America" goes #1  

Mar 27   In the year 1972 maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73  

Mar 27   Venera 8 launched to Venus on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 30   On this day in history gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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   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   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

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 on this day in history.  

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