Historical Events Happened In 1962
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
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 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 In the year 1962 brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago
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 on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 25 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 in the year 1962.
Jun 26 In the year 1962 blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
Jun 27 In the year 1962 nASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m
Jun 28 On this day in history mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands on this day in history.
Jun 29 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 In the year 1962 lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 In the year 1962 burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
Jul 01 On this day in history rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
Jul 03 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1962 the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
Jul 04 In the year 1962 island Records begins
Jul 04 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1962 algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule
Jul 06 William Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island