Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Sep 10 On this day in history emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship
Sep 10 On this day in history heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton, redeeming his loss to Norton in their previous encounter.
Sep 10 In the year 1972 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 In the year 1972 bART begins service with a 26-mi (42-km) line from Oakland to Fremont
Sep 12 In the year 1972 two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war'
Sep 12 William Boyd, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy), dies at 77 in the year 1972.
Sep 14 "The Waltons" TV program premiers on this day in history.
Sep 14 Kornelis Posthumus, chemist, dies at 70 in the year 1972.
Sep 15 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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" in the year 1972.
Sep 17 On this day in history "M*A*S*H," premiers on TV
Sep 17 Akim Tamiroff, actor (Hotel Paradisio, Lord Jim), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history bART begins passenger service in SF
Sep 20 In the year 1972 police find cannabis growing on Paul and Linda McCartney's farm
Sep 21 Henry M de Montherlant, French author (Port Royal), dies at 76 in the year 1972.
Sep 21 On this day in history marcos declares martial law in the Philippines
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 Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22 in the year 1972.
Sep 25 In the year 1972 norway votes not to join the European Community
Sep 26 In the year 1972 american Museum of Immigration dedicated
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 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1972 japan &Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations
Sep 28 In the year 1972 maurice Thiriet, composer, dies at 66
Sep 30 On this day in history passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)
Oct 01 Kurt Hiller, writer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Louis Leakey famed anthropologist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 01 The first games of the World Hockey Association on this day in history.
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 On this day in history herbert Mullin first kills, to prevent earthquakes