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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Friday, 19 December 2014

Jun 13   Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill in the year 1962.  

Jun 27   NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59  

Jun 28   In the year 1962 thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 island Records begins  

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64  

Jul 07   On this day in history bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races  

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 in the year 1962.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 in the year 1962.