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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 16   On this day in history shooting begins on "Dr No"  

Jan 16   Suit accuses New York City NY Board of Education uses "racial quotas" on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1962 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1962 uS begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas  

Jan 18   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1962.  

Jan 19   On this day in history snub Pollard, actor (Limelight, Arizona Days), dies of cancer at 72  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history robinson Jeffers, poet/playwright (Dear Judas), dies at 75  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1962 jFK arrives in Uruguay  

Jan 21   In the year 1962 snow falls in San Francisco  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history libya, Morocco, Algeria &Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1962 brian Epstein signs management contract with the Beatles  

Jan 24   Jackie Robinson is first Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1962.  

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   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   On this day in history canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard  

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

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

Jan 27   On this day in history "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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1962 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   General Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

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

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

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born on this day in history.  

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   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

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