Historical Events on August 21st, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st hot air balloon flight over Alps
  • 33rd Venice Film Festival opens
  • British dock strike ends after dockers accept an amended Jones-Adlington Agreement
  • Grace Slick maced by police when a band official called cops, pigs
  • Republican convention opens in Miami Beach
  • US orbiting astronomy observatory Copernicus launched