February 15, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bill Torrey becomes 1st Islander General Manager
  • Dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros and Tenedos
  • President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time
  • Sound recordings are granted U.S. federal copyright protection for the first time.

Deaths in History

  • Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66
  • Jef [Josephus CF] Last, Dutch poet/Indonesian politician, dies at 73