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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

Jan 01   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 01   On this day in history navy SEAL teams established  

Jan 01   On this day in history rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium  

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   In the year 1962 nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS  

Jan 03   On this day in history ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome  

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

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

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" in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 07   AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27 in the year 1962.  

Jan 07   Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails in the year 1962.  

Jan 08   In the year 1962 dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands)  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 10   4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 13   "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1962 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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

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

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

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 in the year 1962.