Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 05 In the year 1972 bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
Feb 05 On this day in history marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84
Feb 05 US airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers &baggage on this day in history.
Feb 06 Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Feb 09 British government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike in the year 1972.
Feb 10 BBC bans "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" by Wings on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1972 ras al Khaima joins the United Arab Emirates
Feb 10 In the year 1972 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 11 Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80 in the year 1972.
Feb 13 "Grease" opens on Broadway on this day in history.
Feb 13 11th Winter Olympics games close at Sapporo, Japan in the year 1972.
Feb 14 On this day in history john & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week
Feb 14 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65 in the year 1972.
Feb 14 In the year 1972 luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon
Feb 15 In the year 1972 dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros/Tenedos
Feb 15 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66 in the year 1972.
Feb 15 In the year 1972 president Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time
Feb 16 German mass murderers "Three of Breda" freed in the year 1972.
Feb 16 In the year 1972 test Cricket debut of Lawrence Rowe West Indies vs New Zealand Kingston, 214 & 100
Feb 17 On this day in history gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer, dies at 67
Feb 17 President Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1972 the House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market
Feb 17 The Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles in the year 1972.
Feb 18 In the year 1972 a report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem
Feb 18 On this day in history california Supreme Court abolishes death penalty
Feb 18 On this day in history giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy
Feb 18 John & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history herbert Menges, composer, dies at 69
Feb 21 Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in New York NY on this day in history.
Feb 21 Richard Nixon becomes first US President to visit China on this day in history.
Feb 21 US President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations in the year 1972.
Feb 22 Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar in the year 1972.
Feb 22 In the year 1972 president Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing
Feb 22 Walter Sande, actor (Adventures of Tugboat Annie), dies at 65 on this day in history.