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1972In Willie Mays 1st game as a NY Met his homer beats SF Giants, 5-4

Historical Events in 1972 on the 14th
Date Event
Jan 14
"Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV 
Jan 14
WMAH TV channel 19 in Biloxi, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Jan 14
WMAU TV channel 17 in Bude, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Jan 14
WMAW TV channel 14 in Meridian, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting 
Feb 14
John & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week 
Feb 14
Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon 
Feb 14
CBS "Late Movie" premieres 
Feb 14
Lord Widgery arrives in Coleraine, where the 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972) Tribunal was to be based, and holds a preliminary hearing 
Mar 14
NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to KC 
Mar 14
Two IRA members shot dead by British soldiers in the Bogside area of Derry 
Apr 14
"That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances 
Apr 14
The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode twenty-four bombs in towns and cities across Northern Ireland 
May 14
24th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton win 
May 14
In Willie Mays 1st game as a NY Met his homer beats SF Giants, 5-4 
May 14
14th Grammy Awards: It's Too Late, Carly Simon wins 
May 14
A 13 year old Catholic girl is shot dead by Loyalist paramilitaries in Ballymurphy, Belfast 
Jun 14
Hurricane Agnes kills 117 
Jun 14
Members of the NI Social Democratic and Labour Party hold a meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army in Derry; the IRA representatives outline their conditions for talks with the British Government 
Jul 14
Jean Westwood is 1st woman chosen to head Democratic Natl Committee 
Jul 14
USSR performs underground nuclear Test 
Jul 14
Plate ump & catcher in a game are brothers. Bill Haller is ump & Tom Haller is Tigers catcher, KC Royals win 1-0 
Aug 14
East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156 
Aug 14
2 British soldiers are killed by an IRA booby trap bomb in Belfast 
Aug 14
A Catholic civilian is shot dead during an IRA attack on a British Army patrol in Belfast 
Sep 14
"Waltons" TV program premieres 
Sep 14
Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in NYC 
Sep 14
West Germany & Poland establish diplomatic relations 
Sep 14
2 people are killed and 1 mortally wounded in a Ulster Volunteer Force bomb attack on the Imperial Hotel, Belfast 
Oct 14
Oakland A Gene Tenace is 1st to homer in 1st 2 World Series at bats 
Oct 14
North Irish Loyalist paramilitaries raid Headquarters of the 10 Ulster Defence Regiment in Belfast and stole rifles and ammunition 
Nov 14
Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16) 
Dec 14
Eugene Cernan & Harrison Schmitt leave the Moon 
Dec 14
Willy Brandt re-elected West German chancellor 
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