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Historical Events In 1972

Friday, 14 May 2021

Apr 16   In the year 1972 yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72  

Apr 17   In the year 1972 1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of NY in 3:10:26  

Apr 18   In the year 1972 t Smirnova discovers asteroids #1902 Shaposhnikov, #2192 Pyatigoriya & #2250 Stalingrad  

Apr 19   In the year 1972 adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82  

Apr 19   On this day in history bangladesh joins the British Commonwealth  

Apr 19   T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2328 Robeson in the year 1972.  

Apr 20   On this day in history apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2  

Apr 21   Apollo 17, the last Apollo mission lands on the Moon in the year 1972.  

Apr 21   On this day in history john Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)  

Apr 21   On this day in history moonwalk in the Descartes Highlands by CAPT John W. Young, USN Commander of Apollo 16. He was the ninth man to walk on the moon. LCDR Thomas K. Mattingly II, USN was the Command Module Pilot. During the 11 day, 1 hour and 51 minute mission, 213 lbs. of lunar material was collected. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14)  

Apr 21   In the year 1972 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched  

Apr 22   In the year 1972 apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on the Moon  

Apr 23   Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1972 george Sanders actor (Mr Freeze-Batman), dies at 65  

Apr 25   George Sanders, actor (Mr Freeze-Batman, Ivanhoe), dies at 65 in the year 1972.  

Apr 25   On this day in history hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12  

Apr 25   Paula the cat, a ten month old tabby, survives a fall from the 26th floor of an apartment building on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1972 margaret A R Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger, dies at 59  

Apr 27   On this day in history apollo 16 returns to Earth  

Apr 27   Kwame Nkrumah president of Ghana, dies at 62 in the year 1972.  

Apr 27   In the year 1972 kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62  

Apr 27   On this day in history nYC Mayor John Lindsey appeals that John Lennon not be deported  

Apr 28   The courts awarded the Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner because the winner was given drugs before the race on this day in history.  

Apr 29   In the year 1972 ntare V, deposed King of Burundi, killed in an abortive coup  

Apr 30   "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1972 gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38  

May 01   "Different Times" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 24 performances in the year 1972.  

May 01   Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator (Orfeo), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1972 pulitzer prize awarded to Wallace Stegner (Angle of Repose)  

May 01   In the year 1972 radio's Mutual Black Network premieres  

May 02   In the year 1972 electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine - 126 die (Kellogg Idaho)  

May 02   On this day in history hugo Hartung, writer, dies at 69  

May 02   On this day in history lieutenant General Vernon A Walters, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

May 02   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

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   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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

Jan 09   On this day in history ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80  

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

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