What happened May 17th 1972?

What happened May 17th 1972?

May 17, 1972 (Wednesday) The Ohio College Library Center OCLC in the United States amended its articles to allow its five-year-old computer network to link with libraries outside the state, linking over 500 sites by 1975 and over 2,000 by the end of 1979.

What happened in history on May 17th?

On this day in 1954, lawyer Thurgood Marshall scored a landmark victory as the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.

What happened on May 28th 1972?

Historical Events White House “plumbers” break into Democratic National headquarters at Watergate.

What happened on May 26 1972?

US President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Leonid Brezhnev sign the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM) and the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT), both of which were important steps in slowing the nuclear arms race between the US and the USSR.

What was happening in September 1972?

During the 1972 Summer Olympics at Munich, in the early morning of September 5, a group of Palestinian terrorists storms the Olympic Village apartment of the Israeli athletes, killing two and taking nine others hostage. Olympic competition was suspended for 24 hours to hold memorial services for the slain athletes.

Who was born on the 17th May?

Actor Peter Gerety is 80. Singer Taj Mahal is 78. Rock musician Bill Bruford is 71. Singer-musician George Johnson (The Brothers Johnson) is 67.

Is there any special day in May?

World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of May every year….Shikha Goyal.

May 2021 Important Days
Date Name of Important Days
21 May National Endangered Species Day (Third Friday in May)
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity
26 May Buddha Jayanti or Buddha Purnima

What was the number one song on May 26 1972?

The number one song in the week of May 26, 1972 was Oh Girl by The Chi-Lites in US and Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard in UK.

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