October 26, 1972 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Guided tours of Alcatraz (by Park Service) begin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Kissinger declares "Peace is at hand" in Vietnam

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger
Politician, statesman
Henry Kissinger

Birthdays in History

  • Hamdi Ulukaya, Kurdish founder and CEO of Chobani, born in Erzincan, Turkey

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American aviation pioneer and helicopter builder, dies at 83

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Igor Sikorsky