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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  

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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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

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   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

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