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Historical Events In 1962

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jul 10   Martin Luther King Jr arrested during demonstration in Georgia in the year 1962.  

Jul 10   In the year 1962 telstar, first geosynchronous communications satellite, launched  

Jul 10   On this day in history telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches  

Jul 11   1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1962 cosmonaut Micolaev set then record longest space flight - 4 days  

Jul 11   Fred Baldasare is first to swim English Channel underwater (scuba) in the year 1962.  

Jul 11   In the year 1962 the first transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)  

Jul 12   On this day in history rolling Stones first performance (Marquee Club, London)  

Jul 12   In the year 1962 the first time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)  

Jul 13   In the year 1962 500 Indonesian parachutist land on New-Guinea  

Jul 14   Borehole for Mont Blanc-tunnel finished on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1962 jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies  

Jul 16   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m in the year 1962.  

Jul 17   Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft) in the year 1962.  

Jul 17   In the year 1962 senate rejects medicare for the aged  

Jul 18   On this day in history minn Twins Bob Allison & Harmon Killebrew hit grand slams in 1st inn & Harmon Killebrew connect in a club-record, 11-run 1st inning  

Jul 20   In the year 1962 andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51  

Jul 21   160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany Ga on this day in history.  

Jul 22   1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history the first US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off  

Jul 24   In the year 1962 victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86  

Jul 27   Edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies in the year 1962.  

Jul 27   Mariner 2 launched to Venus; flyby mission on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history martin Luther King Jr jailed in Albany Georgia  

Jul 28   In the year 1962 19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa  

Jul 28   In the year 1962 mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean  

Jul 30   33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Myron McCormick, actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) arrives in South Vietnam on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Federation of Malaysia formed on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62  

Aug 01   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m on this day in history.  

Aug 02   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m in the year 1962.  

Aug 03   In the year 1962 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

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   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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