Historical Events In 1962
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 14 Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jun 15 On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
Jun 17 On this day in history brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago
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 on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1962 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 In the year 1962 lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1962 mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
Jun 28 On this day in history thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands
Jun 29 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.
Jun 30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1962 lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.
Jul 01 Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
Jul 03 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 Island Records begins on this day in history.
Jul 04 On this day in history rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Jul 07 Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island in the year 1962.