July 9, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kwame Nkrumah, re-buried in Nkroful, Ghana

First President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
First President of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah
  • Springhill Massacre: British snipers shoot dead five Catholic civilians and wounded two others in Springhill, Belfast.
  • The ceasefire between the Provisional IRA and the British Army comes to an end
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test