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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Thursday, 02 October 2014

Sep 27   Francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   US sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles in the year 1962.  

Sep 29   Launch of Alouette 1, first Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket) in the year 1962.  

Sep 29   Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx in the year 1962.  

Sep 30   James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia) in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage the Beatles through 1977 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   James Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests  

Oct 01   The Lucy Show premiers in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1962 frank Lovejoy actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48  

Oct 02   On this day in history frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48  

Oct 04   In the year 1962 e H Hendren, cricketer (57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever), dies  

Oct 04   USAF Maj Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 32,300 m in the year 1962.  

Oct 05   Beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do" on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history algeria admitted as 109th member of the UN  

Oct 08   N Korea reports 100% election turnout, 100% vote for Workers' Party on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history solomon Linda, South African singer and composer  

Oct 09   In the year 1962 lulu McConnell comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80  

Oct 09   Lulu McConnell, comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot John B McKay takes X-15 to 39,200 m  

Oct 11   In the year 1962 1st appearance of a Gabor sister on Merv Griffin Show  

Oct 11   On this day in history 2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII  

Oct 11   Pope John XXIII opens Vatican council on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1962 the first appearance of a Gabor sister on the Merv Griffin Show  

Oct 12   US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications and meteorology in the year 1962.  

Oct 13   On this day in history "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens on Broadway, with Uta Hagen  

Oct 15   Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1962 byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court  

Oct 16   Byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1962 cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba  

Oct 16   Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78 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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77