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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 14 August 2022

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1962.  

Jun 24   On this day in history lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83  

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

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   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   Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands on this day in history.  

Jun 29   First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner in the year 1962.  

Jun 30   Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65 in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

Jul 01   Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries in the year 1962.  

Jul 03   In the year 1962 algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history island Records begins  

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

Jul 04   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64  

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

Jul 07   In the year 1962 bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races  

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   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   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

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   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

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