Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jan 17 Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd in the year 1972.
Jan 18 On this day in history rudolf Wittelsbach, composer, dies at 69
Jan 19 In the year 1972 sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame
Jan 21 In the year 1972 assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh territory
Jan 21 Belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms in the year 1972.
Jan 21 Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura become separate states of Indian union on this day in history.
Jan 21 Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi
Jan 23 On this day in history entire population of Istanbul under 24 hour house arrest
Jan 24 Jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 25 World's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London in the year 1972.
Jan 26 In the year 1972 stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute
Jan 27 In the year 1972 mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60
Jan 28 On this day in history adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
Jan 29 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history bloody Sunday British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
Jan 30 On this day in history british soldiers shoot and kill 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland. This inspired the U2 song Sunday, Bloody Sunday.
Jan 30 Karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 30 Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth on this day in history.
Jan 31 Aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral on this day in history.
Jan 31 Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jan 31 Birenda, becomes leader of Nepal in the year 1972.
Jan 31 In the year 1972 military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana
Jan 31 US launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998) in the year 1972.
Feb 01 In the year 1972 the calculator arrives as a scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced ($395)
Feb 01 Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK in the year 1972.
Feb 02 Jessie Royce Landis, actress (North by Northwest), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 03 11th Winter Olympics games opens in Sapporo Japan (1st in Asia) in the year 1972.
Feb 03 John Litel, actor (Big Boss, Crime Doctor, My Buddy), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 03 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1972.
Feb 04 On this day in history 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria
Feb 04 In Central Italy a 4.8 earthquate and a series of hundreds of relatively minor shocks near the Italian town of Ancona on the Adriatic coast caused wide-spread panic, some damage, several injuries, and one death on this day in history.
Feb 04 Senator Strom Thurmond suggests John Lennon be deported in the year 1972.
Feb 05 "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65 in the year 1972.