Historical Events In 1962
Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug 04 In the year 1962 nelson Mandela captured by South African police
Aug 05 First quasar located by radio on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Aug 05 Nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1962 jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule
Aug 06 On this day in history jamaica gains independence from Britain
Aug 06 Jamaica gains independent from Britain in the year 1962.
Aug 07 Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1962 russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15
Aug 12 On this day in history tim D.was born this day in Calgary
Aug 13 Bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously in the year 1962.
Aug 14 On this day in history french and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel
Aug 14 On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m
Aug 14 In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.
Aug 17 E German border guards shot &kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector on this day in history.
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 In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1962.
Aug 27 In the year 1962 mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus