Historical Events Happened In 1962
Monday, 22 September 2014
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim on this day in history.
Jun 14 Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle in the year 1962.
Jun 15 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jun 15 South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes on this day in history.
Jun 17 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago in the year 1962.
Jun 18 In the year 1962 volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82
Jun 19 In the year 1962 frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69
Jun 21 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m in the year 1962.
Jun 23 In the year 1962 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
Jun 24 In the year 1962 lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
Jun 25 On this day in history ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
Jun 25 In the year 1962 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5 to 4) that prayers in public schools violated the First Amendment to the Constitution regarding the separation of church and state.
Jun 26 In the year 1962 blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
Jun 27 On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m
Jun 28 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 in the year 1962.
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
Jun 30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 30 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent in the year 1962.
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.
Jul 01 On this day in history rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
Jul 03 In the year 1962 algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
Jul 03 On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
Jul 04 Island Records begins in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
Jul 05 Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64
Jul 07 On this day in history bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island