Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jun 15 75,000 attend gathering of religious leader Billy Graham, in Texas in the year 1972.
Jun 15 Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die in the year 1972.
Jun 16 Burglars caught inside the Watergate building in the year 1972.
Jun 17 5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave on this day in history.
Jun 17 Looking Glass releases "Brandy" in the year 1972.
Jun 18 BEA Trident crashes after takeoff from Heathrow killing 118 on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history horst Salomon, writer, dies
Jun 21 Seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1972.
Jun 23 In the year 1972 elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
Jun 23 HS-2, HS-15, HS-74 and HS-75 came to the aid of flood stricken residents in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Pottstown areas of Pennsylvania on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1972 hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
Jun 23 Nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate in the year 1972.
Jun 23 In the year 1972 pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports
Jun 26 David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1972 supreme Court-death penalty usually was "cruel &unusual punishment"
Jun 29 USSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km) on this day in history.
Jul 01 Ms. magazine begins publishing on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95
Jul 03 In the year 1972 mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
Jul 06 On this day in history brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
Jul 06 Brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash in the year 1972.
Jul 07 Athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies in the year 1972.
Jul 07 Billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong to win Wimbeldon on this day in history.
Jul 09 Kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful Ghana in the year 1972.
Jul 09 The first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France) in the year 1972.
Jul 10 In the year 1972 democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)
Jul 10 In the year 1972 herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India
Jul 13 C Torres discovers asteroid #3050 Carrera in the year 1972.
Jul 13 In the year 1972 lA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners
Jul 13 On this day in history t Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov
Jul 14 In the year 1972 l Zhuravleva discovers asteroids #1959 Karbyshev & #2423 Ibarruri
Jul 16 Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1972 the first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico
Jul 18 On this day in history 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns