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Historical Events In 1962

Tuesday, 22 September 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1962 jesse G Vincent engineer designed first V-12 engine, dies at 82  

Apr 20   In the year 1962 nASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m  

Apr 20   New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1962 solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61  

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 in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

Apr 25   US Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 29   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history willie Mays hits 4 HRs  

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

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

May 02   In the year 1962 benfica wins 7th Europe Cup I  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   Joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 04   Martin McAloon, rocker (Prefab Sprout-2 Wheels Good) was born in the year 1962.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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