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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Dec 09   Tanganyika becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth on this day in history.  

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   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) 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   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1962 current constitution of Monaco promulgated  

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 in the year 1962.  

Dec 19   In the year 1962 nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 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 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   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 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   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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