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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

Mar 07   In the year 1962 pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)  

Mar 07   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history the Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC  

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   US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight in the year 1962.  

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   Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia  

Mar 13   Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France  

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

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

Mar 15   In the year 1962 sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64  

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

Mar 16   The first launching of Titan 2-rocket in the year 1962.  

Mar 16   In the year 1962 uS Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1962 algerian War ends after 7 years of fighting (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees  

Mar 19   In the year 1962 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances  

Mar 19   Archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies in the year 1962.  

Mar 20   On this day in history sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater  

Mar 21   On this day in history a bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control  

Mar 22   On this day in history "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs  

Mar 22   Aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65 in the year 1962.  

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

Mar 23   On this day in history jFK visits San Francisco  

Mar 23   Josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80 in the year 1962.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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

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