On This Day

March 15, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
  • NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle
  • Two British soldiers killed when attempting to defuse a bomb in Belfast; an RUC officer is also killed in an IRA attack in Coalisland, County Tyrone

Deaths in History

  • Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov, Russian painter (b. 1910)