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Historical Events In 1972

Friday, 18 September 2020

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   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   On this day in history pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   On this day in history prime Minister Begin visits Cairo  

Apr 03   Ferde Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofe, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

Apr 03   In the year 1972 l Chernykh discovers asteroid #2142 Landau  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63  

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

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

Apr 05   Brian Donlevy, actor (Steve-Dangerous Assignment), dies at 73 in the year 1972.  

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

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

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

Apr 07   In the year 1972 "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   Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ in the year 1972.  

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1972 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   US, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1972 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   Baseball players' strike ends after 13 days in the year 1972.  

Apr 15   In the year 1972 otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64  

Apr 16   2 giants pandas arrive in the US, from China in the year 1972.  

Apr 16   On this day in history apollo 16 launched; 5th manned lunar landing (Decartes Highlands)  

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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   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1972.  

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

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 07   Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.  

Jan 08   In the year 1972 kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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