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