Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Jun 15 In the year 1972 75,000 attend gathering of religious leader Billy Graham, in Texas
Jun 15 In the year 1972 rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die
Jun 16 On this day in history burglars caught inside the Watergate building
Jun 17 On this day in history 5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave
Jun 17 Looking Glass releases "Brandy" in the year 1972.
Jun 18 In the year 1972 bEA Trident crashes after takeoff from Heathrow killing 118
Jun 20 In the year 1972 horst Salomon, writer, dies
Jun 21 In the year 1972 seth Bingham, composer, dies at 90
Jun 23 On this day in history 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 On this day in history hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
Jun 23 On this day in history nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate
Jun 23 Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports on this day in history.
Jun 26 David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1972.
Jul 02 On this day in history joseph F Smith Jr, leader US mormon chuch, dies at 95
Jul 03 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68 in the year 1972.
Jul 06 In the year 1972 brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
Jul 06 In the year 1972 brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
Jul 07 On this day in history athenagoras, 268th patriarch of Constantinople, dies
Jul 07 On this day in history billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong to win Wimbeldon
Jul 09 Kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful Ghana in the year 1972.
Jul 09 The first tour of Paul McCartney & Wings (France) on this day in history.
Jul 10 In the year 1972 democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)
Jul 10 Herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1972 c Torres discovers asteroid #3050 Carrera
Jul 13 LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners on this day in history.
Jul 13 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2112 Ulyanov in the year 1972.
Jul 14 On this day in history l Zhuravleva discovers asteroids #1959 Karbyshev & #2423 Ibarruri
Jul 16 Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 17 The first 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico in the year 1972.
Jul 18 200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns in the year 1972.