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