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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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

May 04   In the year 1972 vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam  

May 05   Alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo Sicily; killing 115 in the year 1972.  

May 05   On this day in history rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76  

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

May 08   Sabena aircraft at Lod International, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians on this day in history.  

May 08   U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft mine Haiphong Harbor in North Vietnam in the year 1972.  

May 10   In the year 1972 overloaded South Korean bus plunges into reservoir, killing 77  

May 10   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 11   John Lennon says his phone is tapped by the FBI on Dick Cavett Show on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history stanley Cup Boston Bruins beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 2  

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

May 11   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 12   Paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb" in the year 1972.  

May 13   Dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43 in the year 1972.  

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

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

May 15   On this day in history bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims (Minia Egypt)  

May 15   On this day in history george Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel MD  

May 15   In the year 1972 nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47  

May 15   On this day in history ryukyu Island & Daito Island returned to Japan after 27 years of US control  

May 16   Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

May 17   Netherlands & China People's Republic exchange ambassadors on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history tottenham Hotspur wins first UEFA Cup in London  

May 18   "Me & The Chimp" last airs on CBS-TV on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1972 "Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances  

May 20   On this day in history "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances  

May 20   Cameroon becomes a republic as their constitution is ratified on this day in history.  

May 20   Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 20   Republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified in the year 1972.  

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 in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Lennertz, American composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1972 birth of bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens)  

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

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   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.  

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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