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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Aug 04   On this day in history nelson Mandela captured by South African police  

Aug 05   First quasar located by radio in the year 1962.  

Aug 05   In the year 1962 marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug OD at 35  

Aug 05   On this day in history nelson Mandela arrested for incitement & illigally leaving South Africa  

Aug 05   Nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned in the year 1962.  

Aug 06   Jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule in the year 1962.  

Aug 06   Jamaica gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Jamaica gains independent from Britain on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 in the year 1962.  

Aug 07   In the year 1962 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Aug 09   Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3  

Aug 11   Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" in the year 1962.  

Aug 12   In the year 1962 russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15  

Aug 12   Tim D.was born this day in Calgary in the year 1962.  

Aug 13   In the year 1962 bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously  

Aug 14   French and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel in the year 1962.  

Aug 14   In the year 1962 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m  

Aug 14   On this day in history uS mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million  

Aug 15   Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia in the year 1962.  

Aug 16   On this day in history ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer  

Aug 17   Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history e German border guards shot &kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector  

Aug 17   Navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA in the year 1962.  

Aug 18   On this day in history cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68  

Aug 18   On this day in history peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"  

Aug 19   Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90 in the year 1962.  

Aug 21   Verne Gagne beats Mister M (doctor X) in Minn, to become NWA champ on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1962 henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74  

Aug 26   In the year 1962 mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open  

Aug 27   Carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus in the year 1962.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

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

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 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   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

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

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