Historical Events Happened In 1962
Friday, 29 July 2016
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
Jun 17 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago in the year 1962.
Jun 18 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
Jun 30 On this day in history caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65
Jun 30 On this day in history lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 On this day in history rwanda &Burundi become independent
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 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) on this day in history.
Jul 03 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 island Records begins
Jul 04 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
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 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 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 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island