April 19, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Adolf Bach, German philologist/sociologist, dies at 82