Historical Events Happened In 1962
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.
Jun 14 Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle in the year 1962.
Jun 15 On this day in history alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
Jun 15 In the year 1962 south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
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 Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 21 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
Jun 23 On this day in history "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 Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies in the year 1962.
Jun 25 On this day in history 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 NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m in the year 1962.
Jun 28 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1962 thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.
Jul 03 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) in the year 1962.
Jul 03 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Island Records begins in the year 1962.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule on this day in history.
Jul 06 William Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jul 06 William [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
Jul 09 In the year 1962 louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island in the year 1962.