Historical Events Happened In 1962
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 14 In the year 1962 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 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
Jun 17 On this day in history brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago
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 In the year 1962 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 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 Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill in the year 1962.
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 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 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 Rwanda &Burundi become independent in the year 1962.
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.
Jul 01 In the year 1962 rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
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 on this day in history.
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 05 Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule on this day in history.
Jul 06 William Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island