April 7, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Three members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature bomb explosion in Belfast

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

"Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party by rival mobsters

Gangster Joe Gallo
Joe Gallo
  • Abeid Karume, Tanzanian sheik/president, murdered