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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Sunday, 26 June 2016

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

Jul 10   Telstar, first geosynchronous communications satellite, launched on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches on this day in history.  

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   Fred Baldasare is first to swim English Channel underwater (scuba) in the year 1962.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)  

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

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

Jul 16   Jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies in the year 1962.  

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

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

Jul 17   In the year 1962 senate rejects medicare for the aged  

Jul 18   In the year 1962 minn Twins Bob Allison & Harmon Killebrew hit grand slams in 1st inn & Harmon Killebrew connect in a club-record, 11-run 1st inning  

Jul 20   Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1962 1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off  

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

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

Jul 27   On this day in history edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1962 martin Luther King Jr jailed in Albany Georgia  

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

Jul 28   Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean in the year 1962.  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history federation of Malaysia formed  

Aug 01   In the year 1962 leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62  

Aug 01   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m in the year 1962.  

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

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

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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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

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   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

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   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

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

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