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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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

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

Oct 18   JFK meets Russian minister of Foreign affairs Andrei Gromyko on this day in history.  

Oct 18   In the year 1962 uS launches Ranger 5 for lunar impact; misses Moon  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history cuban Missile Crisis begins  

Oct 22   JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba in the year 1962.  

Oct 22   JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Nelson Mandella goes on trial for treason in South Africa in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history u.S. Military Forces put on High Alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis,  

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

Oct 25   On this day in history american author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature  

Oct 25   In the year 1962 photographic evidence of Soviet missile bases in Cuba is presented to the U.N. Security council by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson.  

Oct 25   In the year 1962 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   Hattie McDaniel actress (Gone With the Wind), dies at 67 in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48 in the year 1962.  

Oct 29   Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   First ever spacecraft to Mars, Mars 1, launched on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history 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   Winter Haynes Watts, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1962.  

Nov 02   On this day in history felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

Nov 06   BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1962 edward M Kennedy first elected (Sen-D-MA)  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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   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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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