Historical Events In 1962
Sunday, 28 February 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 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island on this day in history.
Mar 08 Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC) in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Mar 09 Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians in the year 1962.
Mar 09 On this day in history howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59
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 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia on this day in history.
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 Donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump on this day in history.
Mar 15 Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64 in the year 1962.
Mar 16 On this day in history john Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85
Mar 16 On this day in history the first launching of Titan 2-rocket
Mar 16 US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167 in the year 1962.
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 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.
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 Aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65 in the year 1962.
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 in the year 1962.
Mar 23 On this day in history josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80