June 19, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • -29] Tropical storm Agnes upgraded to a hurricane, makes landfall in Panama City (would kill 128)
  • A Catholic civilian is shot dead by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in the Cracked Cup Social Club, Belfast
  • Hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers face flight delays and cancellations after pilots threaten to strike over hijack fears
  • Secretary of State for Northern Ireland William Whitelaw concedes 'special category' status, or 'political status' for paramilitary prisoners in Northern Ireland