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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Jan 01   Beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful in the year 1962.  

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

Jan 01   Navy SEAL teams established in the year 1962.  

Jan 01   Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro  

Jan 04   1st automated (unmanned) subway train (NYC) in the year 1962.  

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" on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1962 assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails  

Jan 08   Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands) in the year 1962.  

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

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

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú  

Jan 10   In the year 1962 eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages & kill 3,500  

Jan 11   On this day in history mandela leaves South Africa, travels to Ethiopia, Algeria &England  

Jan 11   In the year 1962 volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30 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   On this day in history 50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64)  

Jan 15   On this day in history dutch & Indonesian navy encounter in Etna Bay New Guinea  

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

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   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history 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  

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