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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Monday, 21 April 2014

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   Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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   Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs  

Jun 24   On this day in history lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83  

Jun 25   On this day in history ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies  

Jun 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands  

Jun 29   First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56  

Jul 04   Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.  

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   William [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77