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Historical Events For 1962

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

May 02   On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria  

May 02   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 03   Express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan) in the year 1962.  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

May 06   Antonio Segni elected President of Italy on this day in history.  

May 06   First nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen) on this day in history.  

May 06   Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos in the year 1962.  

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

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

May 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 london trolley buses go out of service  

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

May 09   Beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone in the year 1962.  

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

May 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history antonio Segni becomes President of Italy  

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

May 11   On this day in history uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   In the year 1962 dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67  

May 12   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 13   In the year 1962 frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60  

May 14   Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain on this day in history.  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1962 uS marines arrive in Laos  

May 17   Marin County withdraws from BART district on this day in history.  

May 19   "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 19   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1962 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

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

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

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

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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