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Historical Events In 1962

Monday, 03 October 2022

Apr 15   On this day in history clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80  

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

Apr 16   Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 19   Eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

Apr 19   NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1962 arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 20   Jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m  

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   On this day in history century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington (think Space Needle)  

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

Apr 21   Frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history tor Maple Leafs beat Black Hawks 4 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 23   Ranger 4, first US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral 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   On this day in history mIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time: CA to MA  

Apr 24   The first Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1962 uS Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon  

Apr 26   On this day in history 1st Lockheed A-12 flies  

Apr 26   On this day in history uS/UK launch Ariel; first international payload  

Apr 27   On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #2334 Cuffey & #3474  

Apr 28   Naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, LA in the year 1962.  

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

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

Apr 30   Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1962 jFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA)  

May 01   The first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara on this day in history.  

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

May 02   In the year 1962 canadian dollar officially pegged at US 92.5¢. Will we ever see that lofty height again?  

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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   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   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1962 death of ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42  

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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