Historical Events Happened In 1962
Sunday, 26 October 2014
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 15 Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 in the year 1962.
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 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 in the year 1962.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1962 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 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 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 30 On this day in history rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 In the year 1962 burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.
Jul 03 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) in the year 1962.
Jul 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1962 rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 07 Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races on this day in history.
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island