Historical Events For 1962
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Jun 13 On this day in history 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 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 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 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies
Jun 25 In the year 1962 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.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 On this day in history rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 On this day in history burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.
Jul 03 In the year 1962 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 Island Records begins in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 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 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 in the year 1962.