Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jan 01 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1972 international Book Year begins
Jan 01 On this day in history jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
Jan 01 In the year 1972 people's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China
Jan 02 Mariner 9 begins mapping Mars on this day in history.
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 05 On this day in history nASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle
Jan 05 In the year 1972 nASA announces development of space shuttle
Jan 05 In the year 1972 new York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢
Jan 05 President Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle on this day in history.
Jan 05 US president Richard Nixon gives the go-ahead for the NASA space shuttle program on this day in history.
Jan 05 West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed on this day in history.
Jan 06 US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn in the year 1972.
Jan 06 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley
Jan 06 Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR in the year 1972.
Jan 07 In the year 1972 clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies
Jan 07 In the year 1972 iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die
Jan 07 On this day in history lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice
Jan 07 In the year 1972 william Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
Jan 08 On this day in history kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60
Jan 09 In the year 1972 billionaire Howard Hughes speaks to reporters by phone, stating that a biography of him by author Clifford Irving is phony.
Jan 09 Passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong in the year 1972.
Jan 09 Ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80 in the year 1972.
Jan 10 Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 in the year 1972.
Jan 10 In the year 1972 sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan
Jan 10 On this day in history triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK
Jan 11 East-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh on this day in history.
Jan 12 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jan 14 "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history frederik IX, [Christiaan FFMKW], king of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 72
Jan 15 Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels in the year 1972.
Jan 16 David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52 on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1972 rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55