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Historical Events In 1962

Saturday, 15 May 2021

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

Feb 02   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 03   John Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm in the year 1962.  

Feb 03   President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food &drugs in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 04   "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game on this day in history.  

Feb 04   US female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles in the year 1962.  

Feb 04   US male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 05   HSS-2 Sea King became the first helicopter to exceed 200 m.p.h. in an officially sanctioned trial in the year 1962.  

Feb 05   Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1962 suit to bar Englewood NJ from "racial segregated" schools is filed  

Feb 05   In the year 1962 sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &Saturn within 16º  

Feb 06   In the year 1962 schoolman Athletic Field in the Bronx named  

Feb 07   Arthur Carr, cricketer (11 Tests for Eng 22-29), dies shovelling snow in the year 1962.  

Feb 07   On this day in history gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298  

Feb 07   On this day in history president Kennedy begins blockade of Cuba  

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

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   On this day in history willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83  

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   Bus boycott starts in Macon GA in the year 1962.  

Feb 14   Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV in the year 1962.  

Feb 15   In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 15   Vladimir Sokoloff, actor (Road to Morocco, Cloak & Dagger), dies at 72 in the year 1962.  

Feb 17   In the year 1962 bruno Walter, symphony conductor (NY Philharmonic), dies at 85  

Feb 18   France & Algerian Moslems negotiate truce to end 7 year war in the year 1962.  

Feb 19   On this day in history albert Israel Elkus, composer, dies at 77  

Feb 19   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1962.  

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   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   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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 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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