Historical Events In 1972
Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Mar 12 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1972 nHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons
Mar 15 Assassination attempt on Governor George Wallace of Alabama on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1972 danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
Mar 15 In the year 1972 nASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle
Mar 16 On this day in history harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72
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 In the year 1972 ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK
Mar 18 People's Rebublic of China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on this day in history.
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 in the year 1972.
Mar 19 Los Angeles Lakers beat Golden State Warriors, 162-99, by then record 63 points on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history 19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche
Mar 20 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51 in the year 1972.
Mar 20 On this day in history sicco L. Mansholt succeeds Franco M. Malfatti as chairman of European Committee
Mar 21 US Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-year residency to vote on this day in history.
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 In the year 1972 evil Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars
Mar 24 In the year 1972 great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland
Mar 25 On this day in history america's LP "America" goes #1
Mar 27 On this day in history maurits C Escher, Dutch lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73
Mar 27 In the year 1972 venera 8 launched to Venus
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 in the year 1972.
Mar 28 Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history easter Offensive began in Vietnam
Mar 30 Gabriel Heather, US news anchor, dies at 81 on this day in history.