Historical Events For 1962
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Jun 13 On this day in history eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim on this day in history.
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 South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes on this day in history.
Jun 17 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago on this day in history.
Jun 18 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jun 19 Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1962 blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
Jun 27 In the year 1962 nASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m
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 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.
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 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Island Records begins in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 05 On this day in history algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule
Jul 06 On this day in history william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64
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.