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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Monday, 22 December 2014

Sep 27   Francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52 in the year 1962.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history james Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi  

Oct 01   Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history james Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi  

Oct 01   Johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   On this day in history the Lucy Show premiers  

Oct 01   US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope in the year 1962.  

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

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

Oct 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do"  

Oct 07   In the year 1962 mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

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

Oct 09   Lulu McConnell, comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80 in the year 1962.  

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

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

Oct 11   In the year 1962 2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII  

Oct 11   Pope John XXIII opens Vatican council in the year 1962.  

Oct 11   The first appearance of a Gabor sister on the Merv Griffin Show on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1962 uS/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications and meteorology  

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

Oct 15   Amnesty International formed in London in the year 1962.  

Oct 15   Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice  

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

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   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77