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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Mar 30   North Vietnamese troops enter South Vietnam in the year 1972.  

Mar 30   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 31   On this day in history official Beatles Fan Club closes down  

Apr 01   On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

Apr 01   In the year 1972 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

Apr 01   Pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history 44th Academy Awards  

Apr 02   On this day in history 44th Academy Awards presented  

Apr 02   Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating  

Apr 04   In the year 1972 adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history baseball season is delayed due to a strike  

Apr 05   In the year 1972 brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73  

Apr 05   Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub in the year 1972.  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 08   In the year 1972 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

Apr 10   In the year 1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars  

Apr 10   An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons  

Apr 11   On this day in history 200,000 Hydro-Quebec workers, teachers, and hospital staff go on 2-week strike; largest in history  

Apr 12   C W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

Apr 13   In the year 1972 baseball players' strike ends after 13 days  

Apr 15   Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64 in the year 1972.  

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

Apr 16   Apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands) in the year 1972.  

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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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers) was born in the year 1972.  

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   On this day in history 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   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Jan 10   In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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