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Historical Events In 1972

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

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

Mar 31   Official Beatles Fan Club closes down on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 01   Pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway in the year 1972.  

Apr 02   In the year 1972 44th Academy Awards  

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

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

Apr 02   Prime Minister Begin visits Cairo in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating  

Apr 04   Adam Clayton Powell Jr (Rep-D-NY), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history "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   In the year 1972 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   Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   In the year 1972 an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries  

Apr 10   On this day in history in Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700.  

Apr 10   In the year 1972 uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons  

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

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

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

Apr 15   On this day in history otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64  

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

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   In the year 1972 birth of lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)  

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

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

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   In the year 1972 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

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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