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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 19 August 2022

Dec 07   Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Dec 08   "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" closes at Shubert NYC after 300 perfs in the year 1962.  

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

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   Sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Dec 13   Relay 1 communication satellite launched in the year 1962.  

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

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

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1962 vaughn Meader's "The first Family," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 12 wks  

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

Dec 16   David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres in the year 1962.  

Dec 17   In the year 1962 current constitution of Monaco promulgated  

Dec 17   Thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia and Nyasaland  

Dec 19   In the year 1962 street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission  

Dec 20   D Sjostakovitz opera "Katerina Ismailova," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 21   Angolin leaves Comecon in the year 1962.  

Dec 22   1,000,000th NBA point scored on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Kinderman Place in the Bronx named on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 23   George Saiko, writer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1962.  

Dec 27   28th Heisman Trophy Award: Terry Baker, Oregon State (QB) in the year 1962.  

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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

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   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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