On This Day

April 15, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • A member of the British Army is shot dead by the Official IRA in the Divis area of Belfast.
  • A member of the Official Irish Republican Army is shot dead by British soldiers at Joy Street in the Markets area of Belfast close to his home

Deaths in History

  • Otto Brenner, German trade union leader (Industrial Union of Metalworkers), dies at 64