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==Major Events==
 
==Major Events==
 
 
The following major events took place in 1972:
 
The following major events took place in 1972:
 
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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.
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==Military Events==
 
==Military Events==
 
 
The following [[military]] events took place in 1972:
 
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]]
*The [[Army Apprentices College]] were given a pressie by the good folk of [[Chepstow]].
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* [[Prince_of_Wales%27s_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]].
*[[4 Regt RA]] start an emergency tour of [[Northern Ireland]]
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* [[22 February]] [[Aldershot Bombing]], IRA murders 7 people.
 
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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 Cod War with Iceland (or was it Bejam?).
*[[Prince_of_Wales%27s_Own_Regiment_of_Yorkshire]] return to the [[UK]] from [[Cyprus]].
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* [[16 October]] Rioting at Maze Prison.

Revision as of 00:52, 27 July 2008


Major Events

The following major events took place in 1972:

  • 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: