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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful  

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Navy SEAL teams established on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand; Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 1st automated (unmanned) subway train (NYC)  

Jan 04   The first automated (unmanned) subway train (New York City NY) on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints" on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 07   AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands)  

Jan 08   Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 93 die (Neth) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history golfer Jack Nicklaus, 21, first pro appearance, he came in 50th  

Jan 09   On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 09   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú  

Jan 10   On this day in history eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages & kill 3,500  

Jan 11   Mandela leaves South Africa, travels to Ethiopia, Algeria &England on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances  

Jan 13   Comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 14   NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   50th Australian Mens Tennis Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Dutch & Indonesian navy encounter in Etna Bay New Guinea on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history death of JF Hurley, first official AIF photographer, appointed during the Battle of Third Ypres in 1917  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.