October 1, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 1st games of World Hockey Association
  • 2nd NYC Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 3:08:41

Deaths in History

  • Kurt Hiller, German writer, dies at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Louis Leakey, English anthropologist, dies at 68

Archaeologist Louis Leakey
Louis Leakey