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Historical Events In 1962

Saturday, 27 November 2021

Jun 13   On this day in history eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69  

Jun 14   Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.  

Jun 14   On this day in history thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle  

Jun 15   On this day in history alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84  

Jun 15   South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes in the year 1962.  

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

Jun 18   Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 in the year 1962.  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m  

Jun 23   In the year 1962 "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 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 25   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 in the year 1962.  

Jun 26   On this day in history blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill  

Jun 27   NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 in the year 1962.  

Jun 28   Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.  

Jun 29   On this day in history first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner  

Jun 30   On this day in history caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65  

Jun 30   LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Rwanda &Burundi become independent on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1962 burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days)  

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) in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56  

Jul 05   On this day in history algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule  

Jul 06   William Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64 in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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