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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Sep 27   On this day in history francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52  

Sep 27   In the year 1962 uS sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles  

Sep 29   Launch of Alouette 1, first Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket) in the year 1962.  

Sep 29   On this day in history patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx  

Sep 30   In the year 1962 james Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi  

Oct 01   On this day in history barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia)  

Oct 01   In the year 1962 brian Epstein signs a contract to manage the Beatles through 1977  

Oct 01   On this day in history james Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi  

Oct 01   Johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests on this day in history.  

Oct 01   The Lucy Show premiers in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   On this day in history uS National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope  

Oct 02   In the year 1962 frank Lovejoy actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48  

Oct 02   In the year 1962 frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48  

Oct 04   On this day in history e H Hendren, cricketer (57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever), dies  

Oct 04   USAF Maj Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 32,300 m on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Beatles release their 1st record "Love Me Do" on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66  

Oct 08   Algeria admitted as 109th member of the UN in the year 1962.  

Oct 08   On this day in history n Korea reports 100% election turnout, 100% vote for Workers' Party  

Oct 08   Solomon Linda, South African singer and composer on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Lulu McConnell comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80 in the year 1962.  

Oct 09   On this day in history lulu McConnell, comediene (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 80  

Oct 09   NASA civilian test pilot John B McKay takes X-15 to 39,200 m on this day in history.  

Oct 11   1st appearance of a Gabor sister on Merv Griffin Show on this day in history.  

Oct 11   On this day in history 2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII  

Oct 11   In the year 1962 pope John XXIII opens Vatican council  

Oct 11   The first appearance of a Gabor sister on the Merv Griffin Show on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history uS/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications and meteorology  

Oct 13   On this day in history "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens on Broadway, with Uta Hagen  

Oct 15   On this day in history amnesty International formed in London  

Oct 15   Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court in the year 1962.  

Oct 16   In the year 1962 byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice  

Oct 16   Cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

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   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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

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

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