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Historical Events In 1972

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May 03   Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68 in the year 1972.  

May 04   On this day in history vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam  

May 05   Alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo Sicily; killing 115 on this day in history.  

May 05   Rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1972 in the second most active dog-fight day of the war, Navy flyers shot down two iG-17s and two MiG-21s.  

May 08   Sabena aircraft at Lod International, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians in the year 1972.  

May 08   U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft mine Haiphong Harbor in North Vietnam on this day in history.  

May 10   Overloaded South Korean bus plunges into reservoir, killing 77 on this day in history.  

May 10   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1972.  

May 11   John Lennon says his phone is tapped by the FBI on Dick Cavett Show in the year 1972.  

May 11   In the year 1972 stanley Cup Boston Bruins beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 2  

May 11   Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 2 in the year 1972.  

May 11   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1972 paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"  

May 13   In the year 1972 dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43  

May 14   24th Emmy Awards All in the Family, Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton in the year 1972.  

May 14   On this day in history 24th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton  

May 15   In the year 1972 bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims (Minia Egypt)  

May 15   In the year 1972 george Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel MD  

May 15   On this day in history nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47  

May 15   Ryukyu Island & Daito Island returned to Japan after 27 years of US control on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79  

May 17   Netherlands & China People's Republic exchange ambassadors in the year 1972.  

May 17   Tottenham Hotspur wins first UEFA Cup in London in the year 1972.  

May 18   In the year 1972 "Me & The Chimp" last airs on CBS-TV  

May 18   On this day in history eero Aukusti Sipila, composer, dies at 53  

May 18   John Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded in the year 1972.  

May 19   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 20   "Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1972 "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances  

May 20   On this day in history cameroon becomes a republic as their constitution is ratified  

May 20   Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78 in the year 1972.  

May 20   In the year 1972 republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified  

May 22   Ceylon becomes Republic of Sri Lanka as its constitution is ratified in the year 1972.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1972

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1972 birth of jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died on this day in history.  

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   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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