Historical Events In 1972
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Mar 12 In the year 1972 judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open
Mar 12 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama
Mar 15 On this day in history danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
Mar 15 NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle on this day in history.
Mar 16 Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 in the year 1972.
Mar 16 John &Yoko are served with deportation papers in the year 1972.
Mar 17 In the year 1972 manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies
Mar 17 In the year 1972 ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK
Mar 18 In the year 1972 people's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China
Mar 19 In the year 1972 "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances
Mar 19 In the year 1972 carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
Mar 19 India &Bangladesh sign friendship treaty on this day in history.
Mar 19 Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors, 162-99, by then record 63 points on this day in history.
Mar 20 19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche in the year 1972.
Mar 20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history sicco L. Mansholt succeeds Franco M. Malfatti as chairman of European Committee
Mar 21 In the year 1972 uS Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-year residency to vote
Mar 22 On this day in history congress approves Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified)
Mar 22 In the year 1972 kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP
Mar 23 Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars in the year 1972.
Mar 24 Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1972 america's LP "America" goes #1
Mar 27 In the year 1972 maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73
Mar 27 On this day in history venera 8 launched to Venus
Mar 28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1972.
Mar 28 In the year 1972 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Mar 28 On this day in history wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game
Mar 29 On this day in history j Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate
Mar 30 On this day in history "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
Mar 30 On this day in history "Funny Thing Happened..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 perfs
Mar 30 A very sad day in the Canadian navy, the last daily rum ration issued to Canadian naval personnel in the year 1972.
Mar 30 Easter Offensive began in Vietnam in the year 1972.
Mar 30 Gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81 on this day in history.