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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 24 October 2021

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   Telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches in the year 1962.  

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

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   The first time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR) in the year 1962.  

Jul 13   500 Indonesian parachutist land on New-Guinea on this day in history.  

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

Jul 16   Jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 20   Andre Renard, Belgium worker's union leader (MSU), dies at 51 in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

Jul 24   On this day in history victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86  

Jul 27   On this day in history edward Godfrey Richard Aldington, novelist/biographer, dies  

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   19 die in a train crash in Steelton Pa in the year 1962.  

Jul 28   On this day in history mariner I launched to Mars falls into Atlantic Ocean  

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   On this day in history australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) arrives in South Vietnam  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1962 leon Kruczkowski, Polish author (Niemcy), dies at 62  

Aug 01   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m in the year 1962.  

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

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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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 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   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

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

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