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Historical Events In 1962

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Feb 02   8 of 9 planets align for first time in 400 years in the year 1962.  

Feb 02   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1962.  

Feb 03   John Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history president Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food &drugs  

Feb 03   Werner Bock, writer, dies in the year 1962.  

Feb 04   "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances in the year 1962.  

Feb 04   Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game in the year 1962.  

Feb 04   In the year 1962 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles  

Feb 04   US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt on this day in history.  

Feb 05   French President de Gaulle calls for Algeria's independence in the year 1962.  

Feb 05   On this day in history hSS-2 Sea King became the first helicopter to exceed 200 m.p.h. in an officially sanctioned trial.  

Feb 05   On this day in history jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71  

Feb 05   On this day in history suit to bar Englewood NJ from "racial segregated" schools is filed  

Feb 05   Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &Saturn within 16º on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history schoolman Athletic Field in the Bronx named  

Feb 07   Arthur Carr, cricketer (11 Tests for Eng 22-29), dies shovelling snow on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   President Kennedy begins blockade of Cuba in the year 1962.  

Feb 08   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 09   In the year 1962 jamaica signs agreement to become independent  

Feb 09   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 10   On this day in history captured American U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers is released by the U.S.S.R. in exchange for a Soviet spy held by the U.S.  

Feb 10   Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Nine U.S. and South Vietnamese crewmen are killed in a SC-47 crash about 70 miles north of Saigon in the year 1962.  

Feb 12   In the year 1962 bus boycott starts in Macon GA  

Feb 14   On this day in history lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV  

Feb 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1962.  

Feb 15   Vladimir Sokoloff, actor (Road to Morocco, Cloak & Dagger), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history bruno Walter, symphony conductor (NY Philharmonic), dies at 85  

Feb 18   In the year 1962 france & Algerian Moslems negotiate truce to end 7 year war  

Feb 19   Albert Israel Elkus, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1962.  

Feb 19   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 20   On this day in history halliwell Hobbes, dies at 64  

Feb 20   John Glenn becomes the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth, aboard the spacecraft Friendship Seven on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)  

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

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

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