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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jan 01   Beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1962 navy SEAL teams established  

Jan 01   Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium in the year 1962.  

Jan 01   Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand; Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa in the year 1962.  

Jan 02   Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 1st automated (unmanned) subway train (NYC)  

Jan 04   The first automated (unmanned) subway train (New York City NY) in the year 1962.  

Jan 05   Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints" in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27  

Jan 07   Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1962 dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 93 die (Neth)  

Jan 08   In the year 1962 golfer Jack Nicklaus, 21, first pro appearance, he came in 50th  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Jan 10   In the year 1962 4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú  

Jan 10   Eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages & kill 3,500 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mandela leaves South Africa, travels to Ethiopia, Algeria &England on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

Jan 14   In the year 1962 nFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30  

Jan 15   50th Australian Mens Tennis Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) in the year 1962.  

Jan 15   50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Dutch & Indonesian navy encounter in Etna Bay New Guinea on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   Death of JF Hurley, first official AIF photographer, appointed during the Battle of Third Ypres in 1917 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

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

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