The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2028. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1972
- January 5, 1972 – United States President Richard Nixon orders the development of a Space Shuttle program.
- February 15, 1972 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 19, 1972 – The Asama-Sansō hostage standoff begins in Japan.
- April 2, 1972 – Actor Charlie Chaplin returns to the United States for the first time since being labeled a communist during the Red Scare in the early 1950s.
- June 18, 1972 – Staines air disaster: One hundred eighteen are killed when a BEA H.S. Trident crashes two minutes after take off from London Heathrow Airport.
- July 11, 1972 – The first game of the World Chess Championship 1972 between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris Spassky starts.
- July 21, 1972 – The Troubles: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in central Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom in the space of 80 minutes, killing nine and injuring 130.
- October 22, 1972 – Vietnam War: In Saigon, Henry Kissinger and South Vietnamese President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu meet to discuss a proposed cease-fire that had been worked out between Americans and North Vietnamese in Paris.
- November 11, 1972 – Vietnam War: Vietnamization – The United States Army turns over the massive Long Binh military base to South Vietnam.
- November 23, 1972 – The Soviet Union makes its final attempt at successfully launching the N1 rocket.
Who Were Born On 1972?
- January 12, 1972 – Espen Knutsen, Norwegian ice hockey player and coach
- January 16, 1972 – Alen Peternac, Croatian footballer
- February 16, 1972 – Sarah Clarke, American actress
- March 21, 1972 – Derartu Tulu, Ethiopian runner
- March 27, 1972 – Kazimír Verkin, Slovak race walker
- April 13, 1972 – Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish ice hockey player and golfer
- July 27, 1972 – Ronato Alcano, Filipino pool player
- September 28, 1972 – Dita Von Teese, American model, dancer, and actress
- November 21, 1972 – David Tua, Samoan-New Zealand boxer
- November 26, 1972 – Chris Osgood, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster