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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Feb 02   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Feb 03   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

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   In the year 1962 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   Schoolman Athletic Field in the Bronx named in the year 1962.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1962 gas explosion in Luisanthal coal mine Voelklingen Germany kills 298  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 09   On this day in history jamaica signs agreement to become independent  

Feb 09   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83  

Feb 11   On this day in history nine U.S. and South Vietnamese crewmen are killed in a SC-47 crash about 70 miles north of Saigon  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1962.  

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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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 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   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   On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

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

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