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