August 9, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • There is widespread and severe rioting in Nationalist areas of Northern Ireland on the anniversary of the introduction of Internment

Deaths in History

  • Bill Berns, commentator (Television Screen Magazine), dies at 53
  • Ernst von Salomon, German writer (Kette Der Tausend Kraniche), dies at 69