Historical Events In 1962
Thursday, 07 July 2022
Aug 04 Nelson Mandela captured by South African police on this day in history.
Aug 05 First quasar located by radio in the year 1962.
Aug 05 Marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug OD at 35 on this day in history.
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 Jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1962 jamaica gains independence from Britain
Aug 06 Jamaica gains independent from Britain on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85
Aug 10 Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 in the year 1962.
Aug 11 In the year 1962 andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3
Aug 11 On this day in history beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari"
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 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 US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million on this day in history.
Aug 15 Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia in the year 1962.
Aug 16 In the year 1962 ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer
Aug 17 In the year 1962 beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr
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 In the year 1962 navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA
Aug 18 In the year 1962 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 In the year 1962 kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
Aug 21 Verne Gagne beats Mister M (doctor X) in Minn, to become NWA champ on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1962 hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70
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 On this day in history carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79
Aug 27 Mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus in the year 1962.