May 4, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • "The Don't Make A Wave Committee," a fledgling environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to the "Greenpeace Foundation"
  • Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri, South Vietnam

Deaths in History

  • Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)