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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 16   In the year 1962 shooting begins on "Dr No"  

Jan 16   Suit accuses New York City NY Board of Education uses "racial quotas" in the year 1962.  

Jan 17   On this day in history a NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m  

Jan 17   On this day in history gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56  

Jan 17   NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 40,690 m on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Raymond Moulaert, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1962.  

Jan 18   In the year 1962 southern University closed due to demonstrations  

Jan 18   US begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas on this day in history.  

Jan 18   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Snub Pollard, actor (Limelight, Arizona Days), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history "Kean" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances  

Jan 20   In the year 1962 robinson Jeffers, poet/playwright (Dear Judas), dies at 75  

Jan 21   Andre Lhote, French painter/art historian, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   JFK arrives in Uruguay on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Snow falls in San Francisco on this day in history.  

Jan 23   British spy Kim Philby defects to USSR on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1962 libya, Morocco, Algeria &Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb  

Jan 24   In the year 1962 28 refugees escape from East to West Germany  

Jan 24   Brian Epstein signs management contract with the Beatles on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history jackie Robinson is first Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame  

Jan 24   Tom Shirley, actor/TV announcer (They're Off), dies at 62 in the year 1962.  

Jan 25   The Bank of Montreal acquires Newfoundland Savings Bank0 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1962 bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's "Twist" is impure &bans it from all Catholic schools  

Jan 26   In the year 1962 canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard  

Jan 26   Charles "Lucky" Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies at 65 in the year 1962.  

Jan 26   In the year 1962 uS launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mile (37,000-km)  

Jan 27   In the year 1962 "Family Affair" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 65 performances  

Jan 28   Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia &survives in the year 1962.  

Jan 29   Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86 in the year 1962.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit  

Jan 30   On this day in history two members of the Flying Wallendas family of high-wire performers are killed when their human pyramid collapses during a performance in Detroit, Michigan.  

Jan 30   On this day in history uN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)  

Jan 30   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history general Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

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 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 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

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

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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