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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1962 tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth  

Dec 10   Hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years in the year 1962.  

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

Dec 12   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

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) in the year 1962.  

Dec 14   In the year 1962 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   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 in the year 1962.  

Dec 16   Constitutional Monarchical Hindu State of Nep l adopts new constitution on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   On this day in history current constitution of Monaco promulgated  

Dec 17   In the year 1962 thomas Mitchell, US, actor (Outlaw), dies of cancer at 70  

Dec 18   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 13th Symphony, premieres in Moscow  

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

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

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   In the year 1962 angolin leaves Comecon  

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

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

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

Dec 23   In the year 1962 cuba starts returning US prisoners from the Bay of Pigs invasion  

Dec 23   On this day in history 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 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   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   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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 in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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