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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Friday, 29 April 2016

Jun 13   Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.  

Jun 14   On this day in history anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim  

Jun 14   Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 in the year 1962.  

Jun 15   On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes  

Jun 17   On this day in history brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago  

Jun 18   Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 in the year 1962.  

Jun 21   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m in the year 1962.  

Jun 23   On this day in history "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs  

Jun 24   On this day in history lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83  

Jun 25   In the year 1962 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   Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jun 29   First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65  

Jun 30   On this day in history lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0  

Jun 30   On this day in history rwanda &Burundi become independent  

Jul 01   Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.  

Jul 01   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64  

Jul 07   Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

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Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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