May 15, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


MurderAssassination Attempt

Assassination attempt on US Governor George Wallace of Alabama by Arthur Bremer in Laurel, Md

Politician and Segregationist George Wallace
Politician and Segregationist
George Wallace
  • Bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims. (Minia Egypt)
  • Ryukyu Is & Daito Is returned to Japan after 27 yrs of US control
  • The island of Okinawa, under U.S. military governance since its conquest in 1945, reverts to Japanese control.