Historical Events Happened In 1962
Friday, 03 July 2015
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 15 In the year 1962 alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
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 In the year 1962 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 "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 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 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 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1962 lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1962 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 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 island Records begins
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 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 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 In the year 1962 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.