Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 27 November 2021
Nov 12 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92 in the year 1972.
Nov 14 In the year 1972 dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)
Nov 14 In the year 1972 dow Jones closes above 1,000 for first time (1003.16)
Nov 14 On this day in history martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies
Nov 16 In the year 1972 andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer, dies at 87
Nov 18 Danny Whitten, rocker, dies of a drug overdose on this day in history.
Nov 19 "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances on this day in history.
Nov 22 Chuck Thacker, a computer scientist at Xerox PARC, started designing the Alto computer, designed to improve the quality of machine-human interactions on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1972 the United States loses its first B-52 of the war. The eight-engine bomber was brought down by a North Vietnamese surface-to-air missile near Vinh on the day when B-52s flew their heaviest raids of the war over North Vietnam.
Nov 23 Marie Wilson, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 56 in the year 1972.
Nov 24 In the year 1972 hall Overton, US composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52
Nov 25 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1972 yanks trade Ellis, Torres andSpikes to Indians for Nettles andMoses
Nov 28 On this day in history gustave Frederic Soderlund, composer, dies at 91
Nov 28 On this day in history los Angeles Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels
Nov 30 BBC bans Wings "Hi, Hi, Hi" in the year 1972.
Nov 30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71 in the year 1972.
Nov 30 In the year 1972 illegal fireworks factory explodes killing 15 (Rome Italy)
Dec 01 Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81 in the year 1972.
Dec 02 In the year 1972 "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)
Dec 02 Friedrich Christian Christiansen, German Luftwaffe general, dies in the year 1972.
Dec 03 On this day in history convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die
Dec 06 Janet Munro, actress (Crawling Eye, Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 38 in the year 1972.
Dec 07 Adrian J Zoetmulder, author (God's Hour), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1972 apollo 17, last of Apollo Moon series, launched
Dec 07 On this day in history phillippine first lady Imelda Marcos stabbed and wounded by an assailant
Dec 08 In the year 1972 george Collins, (Rep-Ill), dies at 47, in airplane crash
Dec 10 On this day in history mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78
Dec 11 Astronauts Cernan and Harrison become 11th and 12th on the Moon on this day in history.
Dec 11 John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history captain Eugene A. Cernan, USN, commander of Apollo 17, walks on the Moon. Commander Ronald E. Evans, USN, was the Command Module Pilot. The mission lasted 12 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14).
Dec 13 On this day in history an HC-1 Detachment Five SH-3G Sea King helicopter, stationed aboard Oriskany, rescued a VFP-63 pilot involved in operations in the Tonkin Gulf while on Yankee Station. This was the fifteenth pilot rescued by HC-1
Dec 15 On this day in history edward Earle, actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), dies at 90
Dec 16 In the year 1972 miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)