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1972 Historical Event(s)
- January 11, 1972 – East Pakistan renames itself Bangladesh.
- February 15, 1972 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 18, 1972 – The California Supreme Court in the case of People v. Anderson, 6 Cal.3d 628 invalidates the state’s death penalty and commutes the sentences of all death row inmates to life imprisonment.
- March 30, 1972 – Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
- May 13, 1972 – Faulty electrical wiring ignites a fire underneath the Playtown Cabaret in Osaka, Japan. Blocked exits and non-functional elevators lead to 118 fatalities, with many victims leaping to their deaths.
- August 22, 1972 – Rhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
- September 25, 1972 – In a referendum, the people of Norway reject membership of the European Community.
- September 29, 1972 – Sino-Japanese relations: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China after breaking official ties with the Republic of China.
- October 30, 1972 – A collision between two commuter trains in Chicago, Illinois kills 45 and injures 332.
- December 16, 1972 – Vietnam War: Henry Kissinger announces that North Vietnam has left private peace negotiations, in Paris.
Who Were Born On 1972?
- January 16, 1972 – Yuri Drozdov, Russian footballer
- January 19, 1972 – Princess Kalina of Bulgaria
- April 20, 1972 – Le Huynh Đuc, Vietnamese footballer
- April 24, 1972 – Jure Košir, Slovenian skier
- May 11, 1972 – Daniel Ornellas, Zimbabwean musician
- June 6, 1972 – Natalie Morales, American television journalist
- June 22, 1972 – David Rees, American cartoonist
- October 16, 1972 – Adrianne Frost, American comedian and author
- December 11, 1972 – Sami Al-Jaber, Saudi Arabian footballer
- December 16, 1972 – Charles Gipson, American baseball player