Historical Events on April 19, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse NYC for 1,065 performances
  • Bangladesh becomes a member of the British Commonwealth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Ministe rEdward Heath confirms that a plan to conduct an arrest operation, in the event of a riot during the march on 30 January 1972, was known to British government Ministers in advance

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath
  • Hungary revises its constitution to declare itself a socialist state
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site