Historical Events For 1962
Friday, 26 May 2017
Jun 13 On this day in history eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
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 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.
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 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 On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m
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 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner in the year 1962.
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 Rwanda &Burundi become independent in the year 1962.
Jul 01 On this day in history burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
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 In the year 1962 the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
Jul 04 Island Records begins on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 06 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.