What Happened on October 26, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamdi Ulukaya, Kurdish founder and CEO of Chobani, born in Erzincan, Turkey

Famous Deaths

Person of interestIgor Sikorsky

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

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Igor Sikorsky