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Historical Events In 1962

Monday, 15 August 2022

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

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

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

Aug 28   Tony Sheridan & the Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)" in the year 1962.  

Aug 31   On this day in history trinidad & Tobago gain independence from Britain  

Sep 01   10,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Sep 04   On this day in history beatles record "How Do You Do It"  

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   On this day in history hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84  

Sep 09   In the year 1962 pat Rooney, vaudevillian (Night club), dies at 82  

Sep 10   Rod Laver wins the Grand Slam of tennis on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Beatles cut "Love Me Do" and "PS I Love You" on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Marcel Delannoy, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1962.  

Sep 15   Australia's first entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64  

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

Sep 19   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR  

Sep 20   James Meredith is blocked from entering Miss U as its first black in the year 1962.  

Sep 22   Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall in the year 1962.  

Sep 23   ABC's 1st color TV series-Jetsons on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1962 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   Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in first round for heavyweight title in the year 1962.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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