Historical Events Happened In 1962
Friday, 06 March 2015
Jun 13 In the year 1962 eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.
Jun 14 In the year 1962 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 On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
Jun 17 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago in the year 1962.
Jun 18 In the year 1962 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 In the year 1962 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
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 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 In the year 1962 mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.
Jun 29 On this day in history first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 09 Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island