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