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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

May 02   OAS strikes in Algeria on this day in history.  

May 02   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 03   On this day in history express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan)  

May 04   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 05   "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album on this day in history.  

May 05   Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history antonio Segni elected President of Italy  

May 06   In the year 1962 first nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)  

May 06   In the year 1962 pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos  

May 06   US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean in the year 1962.  

May 07   On this day in history jimmy Conlin, dies at 77  

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

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

May 08   On this day in history london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   The first Atlas Centaur Launch on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

May 09   On this day in history laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time  

May 09   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy in the year 1962.  

May 11   On this day in history near the Coast of Mexico a 7.0 quake resulted in four persons killed, and many injured. Extensive property damage in south-central Mexico  

May 11   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 12   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 13   Frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60 in the year 1962.  

May 14   In the year 1962 princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 15   On this day in history uS marines arrive in Laos  

May 17   In the year 1962 marin County withdraws from BART district  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 in the year 1962.  

May 19   On this day in history indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea  

May 19   Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431 in the year 1962.  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) in the year 1962.  

May 22   14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth 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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 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   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  

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