On This Day

April 7, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Three members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature bomb explosion in Belfast

Deaths in History

MurderJoe Gallo

"Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, murdered at his 43rd birthday party by rival mobsters

Gangster Joe Gallo
Joe Gallo
  • Abeid Karume, Tanzanian sheik/president, murdered