Historical Events In 1962
Friday, 18 September 2020
Mar 07 On this day in history launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data)
Mar 07 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)
Mar 07 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island in the year 1962.
Mar 08 On this day in history beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)
Mar 08 The Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC in the year 1962.
Mar 08 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Mar 09 Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians in the year 1962.
Mar 09 Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1962 uS advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
Mar 10 Due to it's no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel & move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79
Mar 12 On this day in history dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia
Mar 13 Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty on this day in history.
Mar 14 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1962 5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter
Mar 15 Donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump in the year 1962.
Mar 15 On this day in history sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64
Mar 16 In the year 1962 john Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85
Mar 16 The first launching of Titan 2-rocket on this day in history.
Mar 16 US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167 in the year 1962.
Mar 17 Frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82 in the year 1962.
Mar 18 Algerian War ends after 7½ years of fighting (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees on this day in history.
Mar 19 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on this day in history.
Mar 19 Archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies
Mar 20 On this day in history sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater
Mar 21 A bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds in the year 1962.
Mar 21 Actor Matthew Broderick born this day in the year 1962.
Mar 21 Dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control on this day in history.
Mar 22 On this day in history "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs
Mar 22 In the year 1962 aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65
Mar 23 On this day in history french government uses fighter planes and tanks in attempt to end insurrection by European rightists in Algeria.
Mar 23 On this day in history jFK visits San Francisco
Mar 23 On this day in history josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80