Historical Events In 1962
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Aug 04 In the year 1962 nelson Mandela captured by South African police
Aug 05 In the year 1962 first quasar located by radio
Aug 05 On this day in history marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug OD at 35
Aug 05 Nelson Mandela arrested for incitement & illigally leaving South Africa on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1962 nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned
Aug 06 On this day in history jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule
Aug 06 In the year 1962 jamaica gains independence from Britain
Aug 06 In the year 1962 jamaica gains independent from Britain
Aug 07 In the year 1962 morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
Aug 07 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Aug 09 Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85 in the year 1962.
Aug 10 Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 in the year 1962.
Aug 11 Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on this day in history.
Aug 12 Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15 on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1962 tim D.was born this day in Calgary
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 on this day in history.
Aug 14 NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m in the year 1962.
Aug 14 On this day in history uS mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million
Aug 15 On this day in history shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia
Aug 16 Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer in the year 1962.
Aug 17 Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr in the year 1962.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 18 Cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"
Aug 19 In the year 1962 kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
Aug 21 In the year 1962 verne Gagne beats Mister M (doctor X) in Minn, to become NWA champ
Aug 23 Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70 in the year 1962.
Aug 24 Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1962.
Aug 26 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open on this day in history.
Aug 27 Carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1962 mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus