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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jan 16   Shooting begins on "Dr No" on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 suit accuses New York City NY Board of Education uses "racial quotas"  

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

Jan 17   Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet (Dead End), dies at 56 in the year 1962.  

Jan 17   In the year 1962 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   US begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 21   On this day in history snow falls in San Francisco  

Jan 23   British spy Kim Philby defects to USSR in the year 1962.  

Jan 23   Libya, Morocco, Algeria &Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 jackie Robinson is first Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1962 the Bank of Montreal acquires Newfoundland Savings Bank0  

Jan 26   On this day in history bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's "Twist" is impure &bans it from all Catholic schools  

Jan 26   Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Charles "Lucky" Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   US launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mile (37,000-km) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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   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   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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