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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

May 02   OAS strikes in Algeria in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

May 05   In the year 1962 ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies  

May 06   In the year 1962 antonio Segni elected President of Italy  

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 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean  

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

May 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) in the year 1962.  

May 07   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 08   In the year 1962 london trolley buses go out of service  

May 08   The first Atlas Centaur Launch in the year 1962.  

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

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

May 09   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

May 11   Antonio Segni becomes President of Italy on this day in history.  

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

May 11   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

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

May 12   Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67 in the year 1962.  

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

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

May 14   Princess Sophia of Greece weds Don Juan Carlos of Spain in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history marin County withdraws from BART district  

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   Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's National League hit record with 3,431 on this day in history.  

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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

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

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   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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