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Historical Events In 1962

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Apr 15   Clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80 in the year 1962.  

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   In the year 1962 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 46,900 m  

Apr 20   Arthur Harmat, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 21   In the year 1962 frederick Handley Page designer of first big airplane (40 seats), dies  

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

Apr 22   On this day in history marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open  

Apr 22   On this day in history solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1962 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 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 26   In the year 1962 uS/UK launch Ariel; first international payload  

Apr 27   Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #2334 Cuffey & #3474 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 30   NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1962 willie Mays hits 4 HRs  

May 01   JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA) on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1962 the first French underground nuclear experiment in the Sahara  

May 02   On this day in history benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  

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   In the year 1962 birth of darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies)  

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   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42  

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 in the year 1962.  

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