Historical Events In 1972
Sunday, 01 August 2021
Mar 12 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open in the year 1972.
Mar 12 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons in the year 1972.
Mar 15 In the year 1972 assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama
Mar 15 In the year 1972 danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
Mar 15 NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle in the year 1972.
Mar 16 Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Mar 16 John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1972 manny Martindale, cricketer (10 Tests for WI, 34 wickets), dies
Mar 17 Ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK on this day in history.
Mar 18 People's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China in the year 1972.
Mar 19 "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances in the year 1972.
Mar 19 In the year 1972 carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
Mar 19 In the year 1972 india &Bangladesh sign friendship treaty
Mar 19 Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors, 162-99, by then record 63 points in the year 1972.
Mar 20 19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche in the year 1972.
Mar 20 In the year 1972 aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51
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 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP on this day in history.
Mar 23 Evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars on this day in history.
Mar 24 Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland in the year 1972.
Mar 25 In the year 1972 america's LP "America" goes #1
Mar 27 Maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73 in the year 1972.
Mar 27 Venera 8 launched to Venus in the year 1972.
Mar 28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1972.
Mar 28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1972 wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game
Mar 29 J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1972 "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
Mar 30 "Funny Thing Happened..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 perfs in the year 1972.
Mar 30 A very sad day in the Canadian navy, the last daily rum ration issued to Canadian naval personnel on this day in history.
Mar 30 Easter Offensive began in Vietnam in the year 1972.
Mar 30 In the year 1972 gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81