On This Day

March 30, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • North Vietnam launches a major conventional offensive against South Vietnam
  • Northern Ireland's Government and Parliament dissolved by the British Government and 'direct rule' from Westminster is introduced
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Gabriel Heatter, American radio commentator famous for his WWII sign-on "There's good news tonight", dies of pneumonia at 81