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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 26 May 2022

May 22   Ceylon becomes the Republic of Sri Lanka in the year 1972.  

May 22   In the year 1972 margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Ahoy, VIP's), dies at 80  

May 22   On this day in history ton Sijbrands becomes world checker champion  

May 22   US President Nixon begins visit Moscow on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88  

May 24   In the year 1972 glasgow Rangers wins 12th Europe Cup II at Barcelona  

May 24   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 25   Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1972 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 26   Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1972.  

May 26   On this day in history nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord  

May 26   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 28   Edward VIII, former King of the United Kingdon, dies on this day in history.  

May 28   Edward VIII, King of Gr Brit/N Ireld/emperor (India 1936), dies at 77 in the year 1972.  

May 28   In the year 1972 white House "plumbers" break into Democratic National HQ at Watergate  

May 30   3 Japanese PFL terrorists kill 24, wound 72 at Tel Aviv's Lod International Airport on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104  

May 31   Ajax wins Europe Cup 1 in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Dion & the Belmonts reunion concert at Madison Square Garden on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history angela Davis, black activist, acquitted of killing a white guard  

Jun 04   On this day in history godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79  

Jun 05   UN Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm in the year 1972.  

Jun 06   In the year 1972 david Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust"  

Jun 06   On this day in history explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie Rhodesia)  

Jun 06   Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London on this day in history.  

Jun 07   German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel in the year 1972.  

Jun 08   In the year 1972 jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68  

Jun 08   In the year 1972 n Chernykh discovers asteroid #3230  

Jun 09   14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 200 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1972 edmund Wilson, US writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79  

Jun 13   Clyde L Mcphatter, US singer (Drifters-Without Love), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2604 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   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   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   On this day in history frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

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

Jan 08   Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

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