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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Jun 13   Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.  

Jun 14   On this day in history anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim  

Jun 14   Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle in the year 1962.  

Jun 15   Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes  

Jun 17   Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago in the year 1962.  

Jun 18   In the year 1962 volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82  

Jun 19   Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 in the year 1962.  

Jun 21   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs  

Jun 24   Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83 in the year 1962.  

Jun 25   On this day in history ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies  

Jun 25   In the year 1962 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5 to 4) that prayers in public schools violated the First Amendment to the Constitution regarding the separation of church and state.  

Jun 26   Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill on this day in history.  

Jun 27   NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m in the year 1962.  

Jun 28   On this day in history mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59  

Jun 28   In the year 1962 thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands  

Jun 29   In the year 1962 first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner  

Jun 30   Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 in the year 1962.  

Jun 30   In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent  

Jul 01   Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.  

Jul 01   Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor  

Jul 04   Island Records begins in the year 1962.  

Jul 04   Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 in the year 1962.  

Jul 04   In the year 1962 rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56  

Jul 05   In the year 1962 algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule  

Jul 06   On this day in history william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64  

Jul 06   William [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races in the year 1962.  

Jul 09   In the year 1962 louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74  

Jul 09   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island  

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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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

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   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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