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Historical Events In 1962

Friday, 20 May 2022

Mar 07   Launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data) in the year 1962.  

Mar 07   Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) in the year 1962.  

Mar 07   In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

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

Mar 09   Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59  

Mar 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1962.  

Mar 11   On this day in history will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79  

Mar 12   Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia in the year 1962.  

Mar 13   On this day in history yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty  

Mar 14   Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France in the year 1962.  

Mar 15   5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter in the year 1962.  

Mar 15   On this day in history donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump  

Mar 15   In the year 1962 sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64  

Mar 16   On this day in history john Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85  

Mar 16   The first launching of Titan 2-rocket in the year 1962.  

Mar 16   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal  

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   A bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds in the year 1962.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control  

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   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   Josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80 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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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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