October 26, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Guided tours of Alcatraz (by Park Service) begin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Kissinger declares "Peace is at hand" in Vietnam

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger
Politician, statesman
Henry Kissinger

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American aviation pioneer and helicopter builder, dies at 83

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Aviator
Igor Sikorsky