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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 27   Francisco Brochado da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1962 launch of Alouette 1, first Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket)  

Sep 29   Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx in the year 1962.  

Sep 30   James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia) in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage the Beatles through 1977 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   James Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi in the year 1962.  

Oct 01   On this day in history johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests  

Oct 01   On this day in history the Lucy Show premiers  

Oct 01   In the year 1962 uS National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope  

Oct 02   On this day in history frank Lovejoy actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48  

Oct 02   Frank Lovejoy, actor (Man Against Crime, Meet McGraw), dies at 48 in the year 1962.  

Oct 04   E H Hendren, cricketer (57,611 1st-class runs, 3rd-best ever), dies in the year 1962.  

Oct 04   On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 32,300 m  

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

Oct 07   Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66 in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

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

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

Oct 11   In the year 1962 1st appearance of a Gabor sister on Merv Griffin Show  

Oct 11   2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII in the year 1962.  

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications and meteorology on this day in history.  

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

Oct 15   In the year 1962 amnesty International formed in London  

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

Oct 16   On this day in history byron R White becomes a Supreme Court Justice  

Oct 16   On this day in history cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba  

Oct 16   Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher (Water & Dreams), dies at 78 in the year 1962.  

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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 in the year 1962.  

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

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

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 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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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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