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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Mar 07   In the year 1962 launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data)  

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   In the year 1962 beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)  

Mar 08   The Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians  

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   In the year 1962 due to it's no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel & move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida  

Mar 11   Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79 in the year 1962.  

Mar 12   On this day in history dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia  

Mar 13   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump  

Mar 15   On this day in history sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64  

Mar 16   John Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1962.  

Mar 16   In the year 1962 the first launching of Titan 2-rocket  

Mar 16   US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1962 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances  

Mar 19   In the year 1962 archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal  

Mar 20   Andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater in the year 1962.  

Mar 21   On this day in history a bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds  

Mar 21   On this day in history actor Matthew Broderick born this day.  

Mar 21   In the year 1962 dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control  

Mar 22   On this day in history "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs  

Mar 22   Aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   JFK visits San Francisco on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80 in the year 1962.  

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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   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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 in the year 1962.  

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   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   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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