Historical Events For 1962
Thursday, 19 January 2017
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 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 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.
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 On this day in history rwanda &Burundi become independent
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 On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
Jul 04 In the year 1962 island Records begins
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 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 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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 In the year 1962 louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island