May 4, 1972 (thursday) the paris peace talks were suspended indefinitely after the united states and south vietnam pulled out because of a lack of progress.
1972 (mcmlxxii) was a leap year starting on saturday of the gregorian calendar, the 1972nd year of the common era (ce) and anno domini (ad) designations, the 972nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1970s decade.
1972 this year is marked as a black year in history due to the use of terrorism entering sport with the massacre of 11 israel athletes by arab gunman. Also this is the beginning of the biggest political scandal in modern times and the start of the watergate scandal.
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