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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

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   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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