Historical Events Happened In 1962
Friday, 19 December 2014
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 24 Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
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 on this day in history.
Jun 26 Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill in the year 1962.
Jun 27 NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
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 In the year 1962 caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65
Jun 30 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.
Jul 03 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
Jul 03 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 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 On this day in history 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 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.