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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 18 June 2021

Jan 16   Shooting begins on "Dr No" in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56  

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

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

Jan 18   Southern University closed due to demonstrations in the year 1962.  

Jan 18   On this day in history uS begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas  

Jan 18   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1962 "Kean" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances  

Jan 20   Robinson Jeffers, poet/playwright (Dear Judas), dies at 75 in the year 1962.  

Jan 21   In the year 1962 andre Lhote, French painter/art historian, dies at 76  

Jan 21   On this day in history jFK arrives in Uruguay  

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   28 refugees escape from East to West Germany on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Jackie Robinson is first Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history tom Shirley, actor/TV announcer (They're Off), dies at 62  

Jan 25   On this day in history the Bank of Montreal acquires Newfoundland Savings Bank0  

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

Jan 26   Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1962 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   UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola) in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   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   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   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   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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