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Historical Events In 1962

Monday, 19 April 2021

Oct 17   Yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship in the year 1962.  

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

Oct 18   US launches Ranger 5 for lunar impact; misses Moon in the year 1962.  

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   Cuban Missile Crisis begins in the year 1962.  

Oct 22   On this day in history jFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba  

Oct 22   In the year 1962 jFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis  

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

Oct 23   USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800 m on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In Cuban missile crisis, the US blockade of Cuba begins on this day in history.  

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

Oct 25   110th member of the UN admitted (Uganda) in the year 1962.  

Oct 25   American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history beatles tape "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why"  

Oct 26   On this day in history hattie McDaniel actress (Gone With the Wind), dies at 67  

Oct 27   "Beyond the Fringe" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 673 perfs on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1962 enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate, dies at 58  

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

Oct 28   On this day in history pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48  

Oct 29   In the year 1962 naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer, dies at 77  

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

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

Nov 01   On this day in history uSSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars  

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

Nov 02   Felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1962.  

Nov 02   JFK announces Cuban missile bases were being dismantled in the year 1962.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

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

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

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   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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