Historical Events Happened In 1962
Saturday, 29 November 2014
Jun 13 On this day in history eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history 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 Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 21 In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.
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 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 NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m in the year 1962.
Jun 28 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 in the year 1962.
Jun 28 On this day in history thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
Jun 29 In the year 1962 first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
Jun 30 In the year 1962 caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65
Jun 30 In the year 1962 lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1962.
Jul 05 Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island in the year 1962.