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Historical Events In 1962

Thursday, 09 July 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   Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1962 the Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC  

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

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   US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight on this day in history.  

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   Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1962 dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia  

Mar 13   Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France  

Mar 15   5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1962 donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump  

Mar 15   Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   John Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history the first launching of Titan 2-rocket  

Mar 16   On this day in history uS Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167  

Mar 17   In the year 1962 frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82  

Mar 18   Algerian War ends after 7½ years of fighting (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees in the year 1962.  

Mar 19   On this day in history "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances  

Mar 19   Archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal in the year 1962.  

Mar 20   Andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies in the year 1962.  

Mar 20   In the year 1962 sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater  

Mar 21   In the year 1962 a bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds  

Mar 21   Actor Matthew Broderick born this day on this day in history.  

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   "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs in the year 1962.  

Mar 22   On this day in history aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65  

Mar 23   French government uses fighter planes and tanks in attempt to end insurrection by European rightists in Algeria in the year 1962.  

Mar 23   JFK visits San Francisco in the year 1962.  

Mar 23   In the year 1962 josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In 1962

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 on this day in history.  

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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