On This Day

March 1, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Club of Rome publishes report "Boundaries on the Growth"
  • David Rabe's "Sticks & Bones" premieres in NYC
  • Two Catholic teenagers shot dead by the Royal Ulster Constabulary while 'joy riding' in a stolen car in Belfast

Deaths in History

  • Violet Trefusis, English writer & socialite who had a famous affair with writer Vita Sackville-West, dies at 77