February 5, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65
  • Two IRA members are killed when a bomb they were planting exploded prematurely
  • US airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers & baggage

Birthdays in History

  • Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

Deaths in History

  • Marianne Moore, US poetess (Pulitzer 1951), dies at 84