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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jun 13   Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes  

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

Jun 18   Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69  

Jun 21   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1962 mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59  

Jun 28   Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.  

Jun 29   On this day in history first flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner  

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

Jun 30   LA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent  

Jul 01   Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history rwanda and Burundi become independent countries  

Jul 03   Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) in the year 1962.  

Jul 03   The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on this day in history.  

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   Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 in the year 1962.  

Jul 05   Algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64  

Jul 06   In the year 1962 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64  

Jul 07   Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races on this day in history.  

Jul 09   On this day in history louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74  

Jul 09   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island in the year 1962.  

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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   On this day in history 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   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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