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Historical Events In 1972

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

May 03   Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 04   Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam in the year 1972.  

May 05   In the year 1972 alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo Sicily; killing 115  

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

May 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history u.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft mine Haiphong Harbor in North Vietnam.  

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

May 10   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

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

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 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

May 13   On this day in history dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43  

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

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

May 15   Bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims (Minia Egypt) in the year 1972.  

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

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 in the year 1972.  

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

May 17   On this day in history netherlands & China People's Republic exchange ambassadors  

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

May 18   On this day in history "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   In the year 1972 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

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

May 20   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified  

May 22   In the year 1972 ceylon becomes Republic of Sri Lanka as its constitution is ratified  

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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   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   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   In the year 1972 birth of james Longley, American documentary filmmaker  

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

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

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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