Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater New York City NY after 1281 performances
Jan 01 International Book Year begins in the year 1972.
Jan 01 In the year 1972 jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
Jan 01 People's Republic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebulic of China in the year 1972.
Jan 02 In the year 1972 mariner 9 begins mapping Mars
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 In the year 1972 nASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle
Jan 05 NASA announces development of space shuttle in the year 1972.
Jan 05 New York City NY transit fare rises from 30¢ to 35¢ on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1972 president Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle
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 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
Jan 06 US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley on this day in history.
Jan 06 Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR in the year 1972.
Jan 07 Clarence Passailaigue, cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies in the year 1972.
Jan 07 Iberian Airlines crashes into 800' peak on island of Ibiza, 104 die on this day in history.
Jan 07 Lewis F Powell Jr becomes a Supreme Court Justice in the year 1972.
Jan 07 William Hubbs Rehnquist, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.
Jan 08 Kenneth Patchen, US writer (See You in the Morning), dies at 60 in the year 1972.
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 On this day in history passenger ship Queen Elizabeth destroyed by fire while at anchor in Hong Kong
Jan 09 In the year 1972 ted Shawn, US dancer, dies at 80
Jan 10 In the year 1972 al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81
Jan 10 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan on this day in history.
Jan 10 Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK in the year 1972.
Jan 11 East-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh in the year 1972.
Jan 12 On this day in history padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90
Jan 14 "Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1972 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 On this day in history david Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52
Jan 17 On this day in history rochelle Hudson, actress (That's My Boy), dies at 55