Historical Events For 1962
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
May 22 In the year 1962 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth
May 22 Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on this day in history.
May 22 Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on this day in history.
May 22 Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game in the year 1962.
May 23 On this day in history oAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life
May 23 On this day in history scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7
May 24 M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit in the year 1962.
May 25 On this day in history isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout"
May 25 Isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout" on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
May 28 In the year 1962 suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY
May 28 US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio
May 29 Barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show" on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show"
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 On this day in history benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres
May 31 On this day in history "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 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 in the year 1962.
Jun 02 In the year 1962 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)
Jun 02 In the year 1962 franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies
Jun 03 Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130 on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63 in the year 1962.
Jun 07 In the year 1962 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m
Jun 08 Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8) in the year 1962.
Jun 09 In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.