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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Nov 07   Richard Nixon quits politics-You won't have Nixon to kick around in the year 1962.  

Nov 08   On this day in history canada govt orders changing nickel back to round shape  

Nov 09   In the year 1962 dutch Catharina Lodders elected Miss World  

Nov 10   In the year 1962 "Nowhere to Go, But Up" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 9 perfs  

Nov 11   Joseph Allen Jr, actor (All Women Have Secrets), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68  

Nov 14   Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet (Hombres & Soledad), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Kuwait adopts constitution (1st, Islamitic) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1962 "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 257 performances  

Nov 17   In the year 1962 arthur Vining Davis, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57), dies at 95 in Miami  

Nov 18   On this day in history luc Haesaerts, Flemish art critic (Flandre), dies at 63  

Nov 19   Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons in the year 1962.  

Nov 19   Jodie Foster was born on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1962 jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies  

Nov 20   In the year 1962 president John F. Kennedy lifts the Blockade of Cuba.  

Nov 21   The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War in the year 1962.  

Nov 23   In the year 1962 gloria Gordon, actress (My Friend Irma), dies at 81  

Nov 24   James J Kilroy, tank inspector (Kilroy was here), dies at 60 in the year 1962.  

Nov 24   Last of Dutch militia leave New-Guinea on this day in history.  

Nov 25   WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, NY (ABC) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1962 1st recording session under name "Beatles"  

Nov 26   In the year 1962 albert P Sarraut, Indo-China premier (1933, 36), dies at 90  

Nov 26   The first recording session under the name "Beatles" on this day in history.  

Nov 27   1st test flight of the Boeing 727 takes place in the year 1962.  

Nov 28   On this day in history wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948), dies at 82  

Nov 29   On this day in history baseball decides to revert back to 1 all star game per year  

Nov 29   In the year 1962 rav Aaron Kotler, Orthodox Talmudic scholar, dies in Lakewood NJ  

Nov 30   In the year 1962 u Thant of Burma elected 3rd Secretary-General of UN unanimously  

Dec 01   Grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1962 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT]  

Dec 03   On this day in history edith Spurlock Sampson sworn-in as 1st US black female judge  

Dec 06   On this day in history uS abandons Skybolt balastic missile program  

Dec 06   US abandons Skybolt ballistic missile program on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

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 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   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

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

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