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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Mar 30   In the year 1972 north Vietnamese troops enter South Vietnam  

Mar 30   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1972.  

Mar 31   Official Beatles Fan Club closes down in the year 1972.  

Apr 01   30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico in the year 1972.  

Apr 01   Major league baseball players stages first collective strike in the year 1972.  

Apr 01   In the year 1972 pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.  

Apr 02   44th Academy Awards in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   44th Academy Awards presented in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57 in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   In the year 1972 prime Minister Begin visits Cairo  

Apr 03   Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   L Chernykh discovers asteroid #2142 Landau in the year 1972.  

Apr 04   1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating in the year 1972.  

Apr 04   Adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63 in the year 1972.  

Apr 04   Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63 in the year 1972.  

Apr 05   In the year 1972 baseball season is delayed due to a strike  

Apr 05   On this day in history brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73  

Apr 05   In the year 1972 mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub  

Apr 06   On this day in history bomb explosion at the Cuban Trade Commission in Montreal kills one person.  

Apr 07   In the year 1972 "Crazy" Joe Gallo mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party  

Apr 07   On this day in history "Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party  

Apr 08   30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1972 alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

Apr 08   On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

Apr 10   On this day in history 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars  

Apr 10   On this day in history an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries  

Apr 10   In Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700 in the year 1972.  

Apr 10   US, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons in the year 1972.  

Apr 11   200,000 Hydro-Quebec workers, teachers, and hospital staff go on 2-week strike; largest in history in the year 1972.  

Apr 12   C W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Baseball players' strike ends after 13 days in the year 1972.  

Apr 15   Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history 2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China  

Apr 16   Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91  

Jan 03   Frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82 in the year 1972.  

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   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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 09   In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

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

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