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The Following Dates are notable in this year:
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==Major Events==
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The following major events took place in 1972:
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* March - [[msr]] conceived
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* 9 January - RMS Queen Elizabeth burns and capsises in [[Hong Kong]] harbour.
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* 17 June - Watergate, five idiots arrested breaking into Democratic Party HQ.
  
The Following [[ARRSE User|Arrse Users]] were born in this year:
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==Military Events==
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The following [[military]] events took place in 1972:
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* The [[Army Apprentices College]] were given a pressie by the good folk of [[Chepstow]].
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* [[4 Regt RA]] start an emergency tour of [[Northern Ireland]]
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* [[Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire]] return to the [[UK]] from [[Cyprus]].
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* 24 January - [[Japanese]] soldier Shoichi Yokoi found on Guam after hiding in the jungle for 28 years.
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* 30 January - [[Bloody Sunday]].
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* 22 February - [[Aldershot]] bombing. IRA murders 7 people.
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* 19 July - [[The Battle of Mirbat]].
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* 21 July - Bloody Friday, IRA murders 9 people and injures 130 in a series of 22 bombings.
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* 1 September - Second [http://www.britains-smallwars.com/RRGP/CodWar.htm Cod War] with [[Iceland]] (or was it Bejams?).
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* 16 October - Rioting at Maze Prison.

Latest revision as of 01:34, 10 March 2011


Major Events

The following major events took place in 1972:

  • March - msr conceived
  • 9 January - RMS Queen Elizabeth burns and capsises in Hong Kong harbour.
  • 17 June - Watergate, five idiots arrested breaking into Democratic Party HQ.

Military Events

The following military events took place in 1972: