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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 18 September 2020

Aug 27   In the year 1962 mariner 2 launched; first probe to fly by Venus  

Aug 28   55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record) in the year 1962.  

Aug 28   Dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1962 tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"  

Aug 31   Trinidad & Tobago gain independence from Britain in the year 1962.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 10,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran  

Sep 01   In the year 1962 uN announces Earth population has hit 3 billion  

Sep 02   Stan Musial's 3,516th hit moves over Tris Speaker into 2nd place on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63  

Sep 04   Beatles record "How Do You Do It" in the year 1962.  

Sep 06   On this day in history hanns Eisler, composer (N Vietnam/E German Natl Anthem), dies at 64  

Sep 07   On this day in history karen Blixen-Finecke, baroness/writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77  

Sep 08   Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Pat Rooney, vaudevillian (Night club), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1962 rod Laver wins the Grand Slam of tennis  

Sep 11   In the year 1962 beatles cut "Love Me Do" and "PS I Love You"  

Sep 14   In the year 1962 marcel Delannoy, composer, dies at 64  

Sep 15   On this day in history australia's first entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins)  

Sep 16   Public TV channel 13 begins in NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Saif al-Islam Achmad, monarch of Yemen, dies at about 71 in the year 1962.  

Sep 18   Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica & Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to the UN in the year 1962.  

Sep 18   Therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64 in the year 1962.  

Sep 19   Pogodin, writer, dies in the year 1962.  

Sep 19   USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1962.  

Sep 20   In the year 1962 james Meredith is blocked from entering Miss U as its first black  

Sep 22   On this day in history bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall  

Sep 23   ABC's 1st color TV series-Jetsons in the year 1962.  

Sep 23   On this day in history aBC's first color TV series-The Jetsons  

Sep 24   US Circuit Court of Appeals orders Meredith admitted to U of Miss in the year 1962.  

Sep 25   A black church is destroyed by fire in Macon Georgia on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1962 sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in first round for heavyweight title  

Sep 25   On this day in history weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup  

Sep 26   In the year 1962 tV comedy series "The Beverly Hillbillies" premiers on CBS  

Sep 26   In the year 1962 yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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