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Historical Events In 1972

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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

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

May 05   Rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76 in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 sabena aircraft at Lod International, Tel Aviv, captured by Palestinians  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1972 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 11   In the year 1972 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   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   Dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 15   On this day in history 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   Nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47 in the year 1972.  

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   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history john Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded  

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

May 20   In the year 1972 cameroon becomes a republic as their constitution is ratified  

May 20   On this day in history cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist, dies at 78  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Christopher Lennertz, American composer was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 04   Mike McCoy, WLAF quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals) was born in the year 1972.  

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

Jan 13   Bryon Morris, running back (Baltimore Ravens) was born in the year 1972.  

Jan 13   In the year 1972 birth of byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pitts Steelers)  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81  

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