On This Day

March 27, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Adolph Rupp retires after 42 years of coaching University of Kentucky
  • Ulster Vanguard organise industrial strike against the imposition of direct rule on Northern Ireland by Westminster
  • Venera 8 launches to explore Venus

Deaths in History

  • M. C. Escher, Dutch graphic artist and lithograph carver (Praedestinatie), dies at 73