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Historical Events In 1972

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

May 22   On this day in history margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Ahoy, VIP's), dies at 80  

May 22   In the year 1972 ton Sijbrands becomes world checker champion  

May 22   On this day in history uS President Nixon begins visit Moscow  

May 24   Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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

May 24   In the year 1972 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 25   Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander in the year 1972.  

May 25   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 28   Edward VIII, former King of the United Kingdon, dies in the year 1972.  

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

May 28   White House "plumbers" break into Democratic National HQ at Watergate in the year 1972.  

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

May 30   Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104 in the year 1972.  

May 31   In the year 1972 ajax wins Europe Cup 1 in Rotterdam  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1972 franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jun 04   Godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1972.  

Jun 05   In the year 1972 uN Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm  

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

Jun 06   Explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie Rhodesia) in the year 1972.  

Jun 06   On this day in history gold hits record $60 an ounce in London  

Jun 07   In the year 1972 german Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel  

Jun 08   Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68 in the year 1972.  

Jun 08   On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #3230  

Jun 09   In the year 1972 14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 200  

Jun 09   Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia in the year 1972.  

Jun 12   Edmund Wilson, US writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1972.  

Jan 02   Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1972 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 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   In the year 1972 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   Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60  

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

Jan 10   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

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