Historical Events In 1962
Friday, 18 September 2020
Oct 17 On this day in history yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship
Oct 18 On this day in history 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 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open in the year 1962.
Oct 21 The 1962 Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) closes in the year 1962.
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 110th member of the UN admitted (Uganda) on this day in history.
Oct 25 American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature in the year 1962.
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 Stevenson demands USSR amb Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over" on this day in history.
Oct 26 Beatles tape "Please Please Me" & "Ask Me Why" on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1962 hattie McDaniel actress (Gone With the Wind), dies at 67
Oct 27 On this day in history "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 Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis in the year 1962.
Oct 28 In the year 1962 pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48
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 Greece enters the European Common Market in the year 1962.
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 In the year 1962 felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80
Nov 02 JFK announces Cuban missile bases were being dismantled on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1962 harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8), dies at 69
Nov 06 In the year 1962 bART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote
Nov 06 Edward M Kennedy first elected (Sen-D-MA) on this day in history.
Nov 07 Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC on this day in history.