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Historical Events In 1962

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Mar 24   24th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cin beats Ohio State 71-59 in the year 1962.  

Mar 24   On this day in history benny Paret, KO'd in a welterweight title, he dies 10 days later  

Mar 24   On this day in history mick Jagger &Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue &Blue Boys  

Mar 25   Auguste Piccard, Swiss explorer/balloonist, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1962 french OAS-leader ex-General Jouhaud arrested  

Mar 26   Marjorie Colton, inventor of wax paper, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state legislature in the year 1962.  

Mar 27   In the year 1962 archbishop Rummel ends race segregation in New Orlean Catholic school  

Mar 28   Devastating 8 for 6 spell by Gibbs gives West Indies cricket victory over India on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history devastating 8 for 6 spell by Gibbs gives WI cricket victory over India  

Mar 28   On this day in history military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees  

Mar 29   In the year 1962 argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army  

Mar 29   Argentine President Frondizi flees from the army on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1962 jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show"  

Apr 02   The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London in the year 1962.  

Apr 03   Benny "Kid" Paret, US welterweight boxer, dies after fight, at 24 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history jockey Eddie Arcaro retires after 31 years (24,092 races)  

Apr 03   Lieutenant General Marshall S Carter, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA in the year 1962.  

Apr 05   In the year 1962 herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns", premieres in NYC  

Apr 05   In the year 1962 herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns," premieres in NYC  

Apr 05   Manager J Daems appointed bishop of Antwerp in the year 1962.  

Apr 05   NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m on this day in history.  

Apr 05   St Bernard Tunnel finished-Swiss/Italians workers shake hands in the year 1962.  

Apr 06   In the year 1962 j C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74  

Apr 07   Umrigar slams 172* v WI at Port-of-Spain in 248 minutes on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Accords of Evian (Algeria) accepted by referendum in France on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1962 26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280  

Apr 09   CPR employees at Royal York Hotel in Toronto end 11-month strike in the year 1962.  

Apr 09   JFK throws out first ball at Washington's new DC Stadium in the year 1962.  

Apr 09   In the year 1962 juan Belmonte, famed bullfighter, dies at 70  

Apr 10   In Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont in the year 1962.  

Apr 10   Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1962 new York Mets make a losing debut  

Apr 12   On this day in history u.S. Navy demonstrates new landing craft with retractable hydrofoils, LCVP (H)  

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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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ulrike Lang, writer was born in the year 1962.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 birth of martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good)  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born in the year 1962.  

Famous Deaths In 1962

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

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 on this day in history.  

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