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Notable Historical Events in 1972 on the 06th

1972Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Knoxville Ladies Golf Classic

1972Hank Aaron hits 660th & 661st HRs for Braves (record for 1 team)

1972Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner

1972John & Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon

Historical Events in 1972 on the 06th
Date Event
Jan 6
US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn 
Jan 6
US male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley 
Jan 6
Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR 
Feb 6
A Civil Rights march is held in Newry, County Down; there is a very large turn-out for the march with many people attending to protest at the killings in Derry the previous Sunday 
Mar 6
Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner 
Mar 6
Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes 
Apr 6
Egypt drops diplomatic relations with Jordan 
Apr 6
The Scarman Tribunal Report, an inquiry into the causes of violence during the summer of 1969 in N Ireland, is published, finding that the Royal Ulster Constabulary had been seriously at fault 
May 6
98th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8 
May 6
Deniz Gezmiş, Yusuf Aslan and Hüseyin İnan are executed in Ankara for attempting to overthrow the Constitutional order. 
Jun 6
David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust" 
Jun 6
Explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie, Rhodesia) 
Jun 6
Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London 
Jun 6
US bombs Haiphong, North-Vietnam; 1000s killed 
Aug 6
Garry Player wins PGA golf tournament 
Aug 6
Hank Aaron hits 660th & 661st HRs for Braves (record for 1 team) 
Aug 6
Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Knoxville Ladies Golf Classic 
Sep 6
John & Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon 
Sep 6
Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre 
Oct 6
22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico 
Oct 6
Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Jack Lynch closes the Sinn Féin (SF) office in Dublin 
Oct 6
Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Jack Lynch closes the Sinn Féin (SF) office in Dublin 
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