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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 5, 1972

    Edward VIII

    The Funeral

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 5, 1972

    The funeral service took place in the chapel on 5 June in the presence of the Queen, the royal family, and the Duchess of Windsor, who stayed at Buckingham Palace during her visit. He was buried in the Royal Burial Ground behind the Royal Mausoleum of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Frogmore.




  • California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 10, 1972

    Richard Nixon

    McGovern Secured The Democratic Nomination

    California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 10, 1972

    On June 10, McGovern won the California primary and secured the Democratic nomination.




  • The Democratic party headquarters, Watergate complex, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jun 17, 1972

    Richard Nixon

    Five Men Were Caught breaking Into The Democratic party Headquarters

    The Democratic party headquarters, Watergate complex, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jun 17, 1972

    The term Watergate has come to encompass an array of clandestine and often illegal activities undertaken by members of the Nixon administration. Those activities included "dirty tricks," such as bugging the offices of political opponents, and the harassment of activist groups and political figures. The activities were brought to light after five men were caught breaking into the Democratic party headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 1972.




  • Bhutan
    Monday Jun 19, 1972

    Flag of Bhutan

    Bhutan flag code of conduct

    Bhutan
    Monday Jun 19, 1972

    On 8 June 1972 the National Assembly of Bhutan approved Resolution 28, bringing into effect National Flag Rules drafted by the Cabinet. The rules have eight provisions covering the description and symbolism of the flag's colouring, fields and design elements. Other rules relate to the size of the flag as well as flag protocol.




  • Marseille, France
    Friday Jun 23, 1972

    Zinedine Zidane

    Birth

    Marseille, France
    Friday Jun 23, 1972

    Zinedine Yazid Zidane was born on 23 June 1972 in La Castellane, Marseille, in Southern France.




  • Sunnyvale, California, United States
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1972

    Atari, Inc.

    Foundation of Atari

    Sunnyvale, California, United States
    Wednesday Jun 28, 1972

    On June 27, 1972, the two incorporated Atari, Inc. and soon hired Al Alcorn as their first design engineer. Bushnell asked Alcorn to produce an arcade version of the Magnavox Odyssey's Tennis game, which would be named Pong.




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