Historical Events In 1972
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Dec 17 Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1972.
Dec 17 In the year 1972 new line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan
Dec 18 In the year 1972 uS began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam
Dec 19 On this day in history apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth
Dec 21 Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70 in the year 1972.
Dec 21 On this day in history soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany
Dec 22 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 23 Earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua in the year 1972.
Dec 24 Charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79 in the year 1972.
Dec 26 On this day in history harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dec 26 In the year 1972 harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88
Dec 27 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances on this day in history.
Dec 27 Former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75; on this day in history.
Dec 27 Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history new North Korean constitution comes into effect
Dec 29 Eastern Tristar Jumbo Jet crashes near Everglades killing 101 in the year 1972.
Dec 29 In the year 1972 fritz Behrend, composer, dies at 83
Dec 30 President Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks on this day in history.
Dec 30 In the year 1972 the US stops the bombing of North Vietnam.
Dec 31 In the year 1972 roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38