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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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

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

Mar 15   Assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 17   In the year 1972 manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies  

Mar 17   Ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history uS Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-year residency to vote  

Mar 22   Congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified) in the year 1972.  

Mar 22   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP in the year 1972.  

Mar 23   On this day in history evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars  

Mar 24   Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

Mar 25   America's LP "America" goes #1 in the year 1972.  

Mar 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.  

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   J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate in the year 1972.  

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

Mar 30   "Funny Thing Happened..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 perfs in the year 1972.  

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   Easter Offensive began in Vietnam in the year 1972.  

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   Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)  

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

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

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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