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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Dec 07   On this day in history kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67  

Dec 08   "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" closes at Shubert NYC after 300 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1962 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" closes on Broadway  

Dec 09   On this day in history tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth  

Dec 10   Hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years on this day in history.  

Dec 12   On this day in history sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67  

Dec 12   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Relay 1 communication satellite launched on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history mariner 2 launched, makes first US visit to another planet (Venus)  

Dec 14   On this day in history mariner 2 makes 1st US fly-by of another planet (Venus)  

Dec 14   U.S. space probe Mariner 2 transmitted data from Venus. The spacecraft came within 22,000 miles of Venus and measured the temperature and other characteristics of the planet, and then radioed the data back to Earth on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Charles Laughton, English actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 63 in the year 1962.  

Dec 15   Vaughn Meader's "The first Family," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 12 wks on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1962 constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution  

Dec 16   In the year 1962 david Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres  

Dec 17   Current constitution of Monaco promulgated on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70  

Dec 18   Dmitri Shostakovitch' 13th Symphony, premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia and Nyasaland on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission  

Dec 20   On this day in history d Sjostakovitz opera "Katerina Ismailova," premieres in Moscow  

Dec 20   In the year 1962 erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 20   On this day in history the Osmond brothers debut on the Andy Williams Show  

Dec 21   Angolin leaves Comecon in the year 1962.  

Dec 22   1,000,000th NBA point scored in the year 1962.  

Dec 22   Kinderman Place in the Bronx named in the year 1962.  

Dec 23   Cuba starts returning US prisoners from Bay of Pigs invasion in the year 1962.  

Dec 23   On this day in history cuba starts returning US prisoners from the Bay of Pigs invasion  

Dec 23   In the year 1962 george Saiko, writer, dies at 70  

Dec 24   USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR on this day in history.  

Dec 27   28th Heisman Trophy Award: Terry Baker, Oregon State (QB) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Doug Walters makes 1st-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 8 days in the year 1962.  

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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 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

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   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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