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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

May 22   14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.  

May 22   Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters  

May 22   On this day in history roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  

May 23   OAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life on this day in history.  

May 23   Scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7 on this day in history.  

May 24   M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit on this day in history.  

May 25   Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout" on this day in history.  

May 25   Isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout" on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)  

May 25   US unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week on this day in history.  

May 28   Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY on this day in history.  

May 28   US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day on this day in history.  

May 28   Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"  

May 29   Barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show" on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history buck O'Neil becomes the first black coach in major league baseball, accepting a job with the Chicago Cubs  

May 30   On this day in history 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)  

May 30   Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV  

May 31   On this day in history adolf Eichmann, war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56  

Jun 01   Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.  

Jun 01   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m on this day in history.  

Jun 02   32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62) on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies  

Jun 03   On this day in history air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130  

Jun 04   William Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums  

Jun 06   Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m on this day in history.  

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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   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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