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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Oct 17   On this day in history yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship  

Oct 18   In the year 1962 dr Watson (US) & Drs Crick & Wilkins (Britain) win Nobel Prize for Medicine for work in determining structure of DNA  

Oct 18   In the year 1962 jFK meets Russian minister of Foreign affairs Andrei Gromyko  

Oct 18   US launches Ranger 5 for lunar impact; misses Moon on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1962 mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open  

Oct 21   The 1962 Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) closes on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Cuban Missile Crisis begins in the year 1962.  

Oct 22   In the year 1962 jFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba  

Oct 22   JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis in the year 1962.  

Oct 22   On this day in history nelson Mandella goes on trial for treason in South Africa  

Oct 23   On this day in history uSAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800 m  

Oct 24   In the year 1962 in Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins  

Oct 24   U.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on this day in history.  

Oct 25   110th member of the UN admitted (Uganda) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1962 american author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature  

Oct 25   On this day in history photographic evidence of Soviet missile bases in Cuba is presented to the U.N. Security council by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson.  

Oct 25   On this day in history stevenson demands USSR amb Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over"  

Oct 26   Beatles tape "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why" in the year 1962.  

Oct 26   In the year 1962 hattie McDaniel actress (Gone With the Wind), dies at 67  

Oct 27   In the year 1962 "Beyond the Fringe" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 673 perfs  

Oct 27   Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58 in the year 1962.  

Oct 28   In the year 1962 khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis  

Oct 28   Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

Nov 01   On this day in history first ever spacecraft to Mars, Mars 1, launched  

Nov 01   In the year 1962 greece enters the European Common Market  

Nov 01   USSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history winter Haynes Watts, composer, dies at 78  

Nov 02   Felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history jFK announces Cuban missile bases were being dismantled  

Nov 03   On this day in history harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8), dies at 69  

Nov 06   On this day in history bART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote  

Nov 06   Edward M Kennedy first elected (Sen-D-MA) in the year 1962.  

Nov 07   In the year 1962 eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

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

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 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 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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