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Historical Events In 1972

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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 in the year 1972.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1972 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 12   Paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

May 15   In the year 1972 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   Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1972.  

May 17   In the year 1972 netherlands & China People's Republic exchange ambassadors  

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

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

May 18   Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1972.  

May 18   On this day in history john Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded  

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   "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances in the year 1972.  

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

May 20   In the year 1972 cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78  

May 20   Republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)  

Jan 04   James Longley, American documentary filmmaker was born in the year 1972.  

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   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   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1972.  

Jan 06   Chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901) died in the year 1972.  

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

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   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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