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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 13   In the year 1962 eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69  

Jun 14   In the year 1962 anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim  

Jun 14   Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84 in the year 1962.  

Jun 15   South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes on this day in history.  

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

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   In the year 1962 lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83  

Jun 25   Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands  

Jun 29   First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   Island Records begins on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74 in the year 1962.  

Jul 09   In the year 1962 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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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