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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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   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 in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 15   On this day in history charles Laughton, English actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame), dies at 63  

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

Dec 16   Constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution in the year 1962.  

Dec 16   David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland  

Dec 19   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 20   In the year 1962 the Osmond brothers debut on the Andy Williams Show  

Dec 21   In the year 1962 angolin leaves Comecon  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1962.  

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) in the year 1962.  

Dec 28   UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

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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