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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Friday, 31 October 2014

Jun 13   Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jun 25   Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies on this day in history.  

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   Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill on this day in history.  

Jun 27   NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m in the year 1962.  

Jun 28   In the year 1962 mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59  

Jun 28   Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.  

Jun 29   In the year 1962 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   LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jul 04   On this day in history island Records begins  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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 in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.