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Historical Events Happened In 1962

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

May 22   In the year 1962 netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

May 22   Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters in the year 1962.  

May 22   Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game on this day in history.  

May 23   OAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life in the year 1962.  

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

May 24   In the year 1962 m Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit  

May 25   Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout" in the year 1962.  

May 25   On this day in history isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout"  

May 25   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 uS stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day  

May 28   Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio in the year 1962.  

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

May 29   Barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show" in the year 1962.  

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   69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India) in the year 1962.  

May 30   Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres in the year 1962.  

May 31   In the year 1962 "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV  

May 31   Adolf Eichmann, war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit  

Jun 01   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m in the year 1962.  

Jun 02   32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62) in the year 1962.  

Jun 02   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history william Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84  

Jun 06   Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums in the year 1962.  

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

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

Jun 08   On this day in history jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8)  

Jun 09   On this day in history henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65  

Jun 12   In the year 1962 john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82  

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   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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 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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77