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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

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