Historical Events For 1962
Sunday, 23 July 2017
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1962 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 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.
Jun 29 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
Jul 01 In the year 1962 rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
Jul 03 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56
Jul 04 On this day in history rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island