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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Thursday, 18 December 2014

May 02   On this day in history oAS strikes in Algeria  

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

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

May 04   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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

May 06   On this day in history pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos  

May 06   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean  

May 07   Jimmy Conlin, dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

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

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

May 08   London trolley buses go out of service on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1962 the first Atlas Centaur Launch  

May 09   In the year 1962 beatles sign their first contract with EMI Parlophone  

May 09   Laser beam successfully bounced off Moon for first time in the year 1962.  

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

May 11   In the year 1962 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   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1962 uS sends troops to Thailand  

May 12   On this day in history dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67  

May 12   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.  

May 13   On this day in history frank Jenks, actor (Colonel Flack), dies of cancer at 60  

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

May 14   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 15   US marines arrive in Laos in the year 1962.  

May 17   Marin County withdraws from BART district in the year 1962.  

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

May 19   Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea in the year 1962.  

May 19   On this day in history stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431  

May 19   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)  

May 22   On this day in history 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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

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   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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77