Historical Events For 1962
Sunday, 04 December 2016
Jun 13 In the year 1962 eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
Jun 14 On this day in history anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim
Jun 14 In the year 1962 thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle
Jun 15 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 in the year 1962.
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 On this day in history 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 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1962 "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 In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent in the year 1962.
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1962 rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 in the year 1962.
Jul 07 Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island on this day in history.