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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jul 10   On this day in history martin Luther King Jr arrested during demonstration in Georgia  

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

Jul 10   Telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   Cosmonaut Micolaev set then record longest space flight - 4 days in the year 1962.  

Jul 11   On this day in history fred Baldasare is first to swim English Channel underwater (scuba)  

Jul 11   The first transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I) in the year 1962.  

Jul 12   Rolling Stones first performance (Marquee Club, London) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history the first time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)  

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

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

Jul 16   On this day in history jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies  

Jul 16   On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m  

Jul 17   On this day in history robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft)  

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   Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   160 civil right activists jailed after demonstration in Albany Ga in the year 1962.  

Jul 22   1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off in the year 1962.  

Jul 22   The first US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off in the year 1962.  

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

Jul 27   Edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history mariner 2 launched to Venus; flyby mission  

Jul 27   In the year 1962 martin Luther King Jr jailed in Albany Georgia  

Jul 28   19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1962 33rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Wrigley Field, Chicago  

Jul 30   In the year 1962 myron McCormick, actor (China Girl, Jigsaw), dies of cancer at 54  

Jul 31   In the year 1962 australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) arrives in South Vietnam  

Jul 31   Federation of Malaysia formed in the year 1962.  

Aug 01   Leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m  

Aug 03   29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

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

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

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

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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