Historical Events For 1962
Friday, 09 December 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 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
May 24 On this day in history m Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit
May 25 In the year 1962 isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout"
May 25 Isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout" in the year 1962.
May 25 In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)
May 25 In the year 1962 uS unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week
May 28 Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY in the year 1962.
May 28 US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day in the year 1962.
May 28 On this day in history wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio
May 29 In the year 1962 barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"
May 29 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show" on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1962 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 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1962 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 In the year 1962 beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums
Jun 06 In the year 1962 guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1962 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m