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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Aug 27   Mariner 2 launched; first probe to fly by Venus on this day in history.  

Aug 28   55.9 cm rainfall at Hackberry, Louisiana (state record) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1962 dr Geza DeKaplany tortures wife with acid  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1962 anton Mauve, Dutch painter, dies at 63  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1962 karen Blixen-Finecke, baroness/writer (Out of Africa), dies at 77  

Sep 08   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history 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   Marcel Delannoy, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1962.  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1962 public TV channel 13 begins in NYC  

Sep 16   Saif al-Islam Achmad, monarch of Yemen, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1962 rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica & Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to the UN  

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

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   James Meredith is blocked from entering Miss U as its first black on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 23   ABC's first color TV series-The Jetsons in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history tV comedy series "The Beverly Hillbillies" premiers on CBS  

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

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   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Diego Mart√≠nez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

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   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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