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.