Historical Events In 1972
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Dec 17 In the year 1972 erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63
Dec 17 On this day in history new line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan
Dec 18 On this day in history uS began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam
Dec 19 Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1972 horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70
Dec 21 Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell receives a gold record for her album, For the Roses; includes the single, You Turn Me on, I'm a Radio.
Dec 23 On this day in history 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism
Dec 23 Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84 in the year 1972.
Dec 23 On this day in history earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua
Dec 24 Charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79 in the year 1972.
Dec 26 Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri on this day in history.
Dec 26 Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 on this day in history.
Dec 27 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75;
Dec 27 Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 27 In the year 1972 new North Korean constitution comes into effect
Dec 29 On this day in history eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101
Dec 29 Fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1972.
Dec 30 In the year 1972 president Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks
Dec 30 The US stops the bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1972 roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38