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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  

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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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

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

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