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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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   On this day in history john Uelses pole vaults record 489 cm  

Feb 03   In the year 1962 president Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food &drugs  

Feb 03   Werner Bock, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   French President de Gaulle calls for Algeria's independence on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1962 jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71  

Feb 05   Suit to bar Englewood NJ from "racial segregated" schools is filed in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 06   Schoolman Athletic Field in the Bronx named on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298 in the year 1962.  

Feb 07   In the year 1962 president Kennedy begins blockade of Cuba  

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

Feb 09   Jamaica signs agreement to become independent in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV  

Feb 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Halliwell Hobbes, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   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 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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