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 21, 1972 – United States President Richard Nixon visits the People’s Republic of China to normalize Sino-American relations.
- May 2, 1972 – In the early morning hours a fire breaks out at the Sunshine Mine located between Kellogg and Wallace, ID, killing 91 workers.
- May 4, 1972 – The Don't Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to “Greenpeace Foundation”.
- May 13, 1972 – The Troubles: A car bombing outside a crowded pub in Belfast sparks a two-day gun battle involving the Provisional IRA, Ulster Volunteer Force and British Army. Seven people are killed and over 66 injured.
- June 30, 1972 – The first leap second is added to the UTC time system.
- 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.
- September 24, 1972 – Japan Airlines Flight 472, operated Douglas DC-8-53 landed at Juhu Aerodrome instead of Santacruz Airport in Bombay, India.
- December 23, 1972 – A 6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes the Nicaraguan capital of Managua killing more than 10,000.
Who Were Born On 1972?
- February 9, 1972 – Jason Winston George, American actor
- March 9, 1972 – Spencer Howson, Australian radio host
- March 22, 1972 – Shawn Bradley, German-American basketball player, coach, and actor
- March 29, 1972 – Rui Costa, Portuguese footballer
- May 27, 1972 – Ivete Sangalo, Brazilian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress (Banda Eva)
- October 6, 1972 – Anders Iwers, Swedish bass player (Tiamat, Cemetary, and Ceremonial Oath)
- October 14, 1972 – Erika de Lone, American tennis player
- October 21, 1972 – Orlando Thomas, American football player (d. 2014)
- October 24, 1972 – Raelee Hill, Australian actress
- November 26, 1972 – Christopher Fitzgerald, American actor and singer