Historical Events Happened In 1962
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
May 22 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout" on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
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 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" in the year 1962.
May 29 On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show"
May 29 Buck O'Neil becomes the first black coach in major league baseball, accepting a job with the Chicago Cubs in the year 1962.
May 30 In the year 1962 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)
May 30 In the year 1962 benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres
May 31 "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1962 adolf Eichmann, war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56
Jun 01 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit in the year 1962.
Jun 01 In the year 1962 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
Jun 02 On this day in history 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)
Jun 02 Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 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 Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8) on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1962 henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65
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 in the year 1962.