Historical Events on October 16, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Pacific Paradise" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 2 members of the Offical Irish Republican Army are shot dead by the British Army in County Tyrone
  • A Protestant youth member (15) of the Ulster Defence Association, and a UDA member (26) are run over by British Army vehicles during riots in east Belfast
  • Rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival break up