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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Saturday, 06 February 2016

Jul 10   Martin Luther King Jr arrested during demonstration in Georgia on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history telstar, first geosynchronous communications satellite, launched  

Jul 10   Telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches in the year 1962.  

Jul 11   1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Cosmonaut Micolaev set then record longest space flight - 4 days in the year 1962.  

Jul 11   In the year 1962 fred Baldasare is first to swim English Channel underwater (scuba)  

Jul 11   In the year 1962 the first transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)  

Jul 12   Rolling Stones first performance (Marquee Club, London) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   The first time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR) in the year 1962.  

Jul 13   On this day in history 500 Indonesian parachutist land on New-Guinea  

Jul 14   On this day in history borehole for Mont Blanc-tunnel finished  

Jul 16   In the year 1962 jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies  

Jul 16   In the year 1962 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m  

Jul 17   Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Senate rejects medicare for the aged on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Minn Twins Bob Allison & Harmon Killebrew hit grand slams in 1st inn & Harmon Killebrew connect in a club-record, 11-run 1st inning on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51 in the year 1962.  

Jul 21   On this day in history 160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany Ga  

Jul 22   1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off on this day in history.  

Jul 22   The first US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off in the year 1962.  

Jul 24   On this day in history victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86  

Jul 27   Edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies in the year 1962.  

Jul 27   On this day in history mariner 2 launched to Venus; flyby mission  

Jul 27   Martin Luther King Jr jailed in Albany Georgia on this day in history.  

Jul 28   19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean  

Jul 30   33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago in the year 1962.  

Jul 30   On this day in history myron McCormick, actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54  

Jul 31   On this day in history australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) arrives in South Vietnam  

Jul 31   In the year 1962 federation of Malaysia formed  

Aug 01   Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1962 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m  

Aug 03   29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000) in the year 1962.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1962 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   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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

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