Historical Events Happened In 1962
Monday, 24 October 2016
Jun 13 In the year 1962 eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle
Jun 15 On this day in history 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 Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1962 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 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 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 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history island Records begins
Jul 04 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 in the year 1962.
Jul 04 In the year 1962 rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
Jul 05 In the year 1962 algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule
Jul 06 In the year 1962 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 On this day in history bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island in the year 1962.