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 20, 1972 – Pakistan launched its Nuclear weapons program few weeks after its defeat in Bangladesh Liberation War and Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
- February 5, 1972 – Bob Douglas becomes the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
- February 15, 1972 – José María Velasco Ibarra, serving as President of Ecuador for the fifth time, is overthrown by the military for the fourth time.
- February 29, 1972 – Vietnam War: Vietnamization – South Korea withdraws 11,000 of its 48,000 troops from Vietnam.
- April 25, 1972 – Vietnam War: Nguyen Hue Offensive: The North Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontum.
- September 19, 1972 – A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.
- October 29, 1972 – The three surviving perpetrators of the Munich massacre are released from prison in exchange for the hostages of hijacked Lufthansa Flight 615.
- November 28, 1972 – Last executions in Paris: Claude Buffet and Roger Bontems are guillotined at La Santé Prison. The chief executioner is André Obrecht. (Bontems had been found innocent of murder, but as Buffet’s accomplice was condemned to death anyway)
- December 7, 1972 – Imelda Marcos survives an assassination attempt using a bolo knife against her.
Who Were Born On 1972?
- February 22, 1972 – Claudia Pechstein, German speed skater
- March 29, 1972 – Rui Costa, Portuguese footballer
- April 24, 1972 – Chipper Jones, American baseball player
- May 17, 1972 – Roman Genn, Russian-American illustrator
- June 15, 1972 – Justin Leonard, American golfer
- June 23, 1972 – Ron Corning, American journalist
- November 22, 1972 – Russell Hoult, English footballer, coach, and manager
- December 11, 1972 – Sami Al-Jaber, Saudi Arabian footballer and manager
- December 16, 1972 – Željko Kalac, Australian footballer and coach