Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Sep 10 Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1972 heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton, redeeming his loss to Norton in their previous encounter.
Sep 10 On this day in history sidney Pegler, cricket leg spinner (leading S Afr prior to WWI), dies
Sep 10 On this day in history uS Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)
Sep 11 BART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont in the year 1972.
Sep 12 Two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war' on this day in history.
Sep 12 William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77 in the year 1972.
Sep 14 On this day in history "The Waltons" TV program premiers
Sep 14 In the year 1972 kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70
Sep 15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Sep 16 First TV series about mixed marriage-Bridgit Loves Bernie in the year 1972.
Sep 16 Penny Marshall appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Fly Unfriendly Skies" on this day in history.
Sep 17 "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1972 akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72
Sep 17 In the year 1972 bART begins passenger service in SF
Sep 20 On this day in history police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm
Sep 21 Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 21 Marcos declares martial law in the Philippines on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53
Sep 23 In the year 1972 carl Frank, actor (Uncle Gunnar-Mama), dies at 63
Sep 24 In the year 1972 antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22
Sep 25 In the year 1972 norway votes not to join the European Community
Sep 26 American Museum of Immigration dedicated on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1972 charles J Correll, actor/voice (Calvin & the Colonel), dies at 82
Sep 27 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide in the year 1972.
Sep 28 In the year 1972 japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations
Sep 28 Maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Sep 30 In the year 1972 passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)
Oct 01 In the year 1972 kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87
Oct 01 On this day in history louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68
Oct 01 The first games of the World Hockey Association in the year 1972.
Oct 02 Aeroflot Il-18 crashes near Black Sea resort of Sochi, kills 105 on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1972 colin Gordon, actor (John-Baron), dies at 61
Oct 05 Herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes in the year 1972.