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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Mar 07   Launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   The Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC in the year 1962.  

Mar 08   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 09   Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians in the year 1962.  

Mar 09   On this day in history howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59  

Mar 09   On this day in history uS advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight  

Mar 10   On this day in history due to it's no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel & move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida  

Mar 11   On this day in history will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79  

Mar 12   Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty in the year 1962.  

Mar 14   Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France on this day in history.  

Mar 15   5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump  

Mar 15   Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1962 john Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 16   In the year 1962 the first launching of Titan 2-rocket  

Mar 16   US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1962 frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82  

Mar 18   Algerian War ends after 7 years of fighting (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees on this day in history.  

Mar 19   "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1962 archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal  

Mar 20   On this day in history andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies  

Mar 20   Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater in the year 1962.  

Mar 21   A bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds in the year 1962.  

Mar 21   Actor Matthew Broderick born this day in the year 1962.  

Mar 21   In the year 1962 dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control  

Mar 22   In the year 1962 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs  

Mar 22   In the year 1962 aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65  

Mar 23   French government uses fighter planes and tanks in attempt to end insurrection by European rightists in Algeria in the year 1962.  

Mar 23   In the year 1962 jFK visits San Francisco  

Mar 23   On this day in history josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80  

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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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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