Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 01 August 2021
Dec 17 Erwin Dressel, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history new line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan
Dec 18 US began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam on this day in history.
Dec 19 Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth in the year 1972.
Dec 21 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1972.
Dec 23 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism in the year 1972.
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 In the year 1972 charles Atlas, bodybuilder, dies at 79
Dec 26 In the year 1972 harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dec 26 Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 on this day in history.
Dec 27 In the year 1972 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances
Dec 27 Former Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lester B. 'Mike' Pearson 1897-1972 dies at age 75; in the year 1972.
Dec 27 Lester B Pearson (L), 14th Canadian PM (Nobel 1957), dies at 75 in the year 1972.
Dec 27 New North Korean constitution comes into effect on this day in history.
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 in the year 1972.
Dec 30 On this day in history 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