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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 22 January 2021

Dec 07   Kirsten Flagstead, Norwegian soprano (Wagner), dies at 67 in the year 1962.  

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

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

Dec 09   Tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth in the year 1962.  

Dec 10   On this day in history hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years  

Dec 12   Sid Saylor, actor (Wally-Waterfront), dies at 67 in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 13   On this day in history relay 1 communication satellite launched  

Dec 14   Mariner 2 launched, makes first US visit to another planet (Venus) in the year 1962.  

Dec 14   Mariner 2 makes 1st US fly-by of another planet (Venus) in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history charles Laughton, English actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 63  

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   David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Current constitution of Monaco promulgated in the year 1962.  

Dec 17   Thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70 in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 19   On this day in history nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   On this day in history angolin leaves Comecon  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1962 kinderman Place in the Bronx named  

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

Dec 23   Cuba starts returning US prisoners from the Bay of Pigs invasion on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history uN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga  

Dec 29   In the year 1962 doug Walters makes 1st-class debut for NSW 17 yrs 8 days  

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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   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

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   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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