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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  

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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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

Jan 15   On this day in history kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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