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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Aug 27   Mariner 2 launched; first probe to fly by Venus in the year 1962.  

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)" on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 01   On this day in history uN announces Earth population has hit 3 billion  

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

Sep 03   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63 in the year 1962.  

Sep 04   In the year 1962 beatles record "How Do You Do It"  

Sep 06   Hanns Eisler, composer (N Vietnam/E German Natl Anthem), dies at 64 in the year 1962.  

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   Rod Laver wins the Grand Slam of tennis in the year 1962.  

Sep 11   Beatles cut "Love Me Do" and "PS I Love You" in the year 1962.  

Sep 14   Marcel Delannoy, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Australia's first entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins) in the year 1962.  

Sep 16   On this day in history public TV channel 13 begins in NYC  

Sep 16   In the year 1962 saif al-Islam Achmad, monarch of Yemen, dies at about 71  

Sep 18   On this day in history rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica & Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to the UN  

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

Sep 19   Pogodin, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history james Meredith is blocked from entering Miss U as its first black  

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   ABC's first color TV series-The Jetsons in the year 1962.  

Sep 24   On this day in history uS Circuit Court of Appeals orders Meredith admitted to U of Miss  

Sep 25   On this day in history a black church is destroyed by fire in Macon Georgia  

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

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

Sep 26   TV comedy series "The Beverly Hillbillies" premiers on CBS in the year 1962.  

Sep 26   Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

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   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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