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Historical Events In 1972

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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

May 22   Margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Ahoy, VIP's), dies at 80 in the year 1972.  

May 22   Ton Sijbrands becomes world checker champion in the year 1972.  

May 22   US President Nixon begins visit Moscow in the year 1972.  

May 24   Asta Nielsen, actress (Joyless Street), dies at 88 in the year 1972.  

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

May 24   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander  

May 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1972 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   On this day in history 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   Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer, dies at 104 in the year 1972.  

May 31   On this day in history ajax wins Europe Cup 1 in Rotterdam  

Jun 02   On this day in history dion & the Belmonts reunion concert at Madison Square Garden  

Jun 02   Franz Philipp, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1972.  

Jun 04   Angela Davis, black activist, acquitted of killing a white guard on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1972 godfried Devreese, composer, dies at 79  

Jun 05   On this day in history uN Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm  

Jun 06   David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust" on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie Rhodesia) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London in the year 1972.  

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

Jun 08   Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1972 clyde L Mcphatter, US singer (Drifters-Without Love), dies at 39  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1972 frans Masereel, Flem WWII resistance fighter (Le Soleil), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1972 carl-Olof Anderberg, composer, dies at 57  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of chen Yi, Chinese military commander and politician (b. 1901)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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