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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 15   In the year 1962 clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80  

Apr 15   USS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News  

Apr 17   Louise Fazenda, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66 in the year 1962.  

Apr 19   Eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon in the year 1962.  

Apr 19   NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m in the year 1962.  

Apr 20   Arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1962.  

Apr 20   On this day in history jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82  

Apr 20   NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m in the year 1962.  

Apr 20   In the year 1962 new Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North  

Apr 21   Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington in the year 1962.  

Apr 21   Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington (think Space Needle) in the year 1962.  

Apr 21   On this day in history frederick Handley Page designer of first big airplane (40 seats), dies  

Apr 21   Frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), dies in the year 1962.  

Apr 22   Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open in the year 1962.  

Apr 22   Solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Tor Maple Leafs beat Black Hawks 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history ranger 4, first US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral  

Apr 24   MIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time CA to MA on this day in history.  

Apr 24   MIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time: CA to MA in the year 1962.  

Apr 24   In the year 1962 the first Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested  

Apr 25   Cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on in the year 1962.  

Apr 25   On this day in history uS Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon  

Apr 26   1st Lockheed A-12 flies in the year 1962.  

Apr 26   US/UK launch Ariel; first international payload on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #2334 Cuffey & #3474 in the year 1962.  

Apr 28   On this day in history naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, LA  

Apr 29   On this day in history 16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons & How to Succeed win  

Apr 30   In the year 1962 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m  

Apr 30   In the year 1962 willie Mays hits 4 HRs  

May 01   On this day in history jFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)  

May 01   On this day in history the first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara  

May 02   Benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I on this day in history.  

May 02   Canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again? on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

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   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

Jan 06   On this day in history jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

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   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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