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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 01   Beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 01   Navy SEAL teams established in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 the first automated (unmanned) subway train (New York City NY)  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 08   Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands) in the year 1962.  

Jan 08   Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 93 die (Neth) in the year 1962.  

Jan 08   In the year 1962 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   4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú in the year 1962.  

Jan 10   In the year 1962 eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages & kill 3,500  

Jan 11   On this day in history mandela leaves South Africa, travels to Ethiopia, Algeria &England  

Jan 11   Volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1962 "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   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1962 nFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30  

Jan 15   50th Australian Mens Tennis Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) in the year 1962.  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64)  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

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   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

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

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