Historical Events Happened In 1962
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Jun 13 In the year 1962 eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
Jun 14 In the year 1962 anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim
Jun 14 On this day in history thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle
Jun 15 In the year 1962 alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
Jun 15 South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes in the year 1962.
Jun 17 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago on this day in history.
Jun 18 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 in the year 1962.
Jun 19 Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jun 21 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.
Jun 23 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs in the year 1962.
Jun 24 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jun 25 Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1962.
Jun 28 In the year 1962 thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
Jun 29 In the year 1962 first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
Jun 30 On this day in history caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65
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 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.
Jul 03 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
Jul 04 On this day in history island Records begins
Jul 04 On this day in history rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56
Jul 04 On this day in history rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
Jul 05 On this day in history algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64
Jul 06 William [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island on this day in history.