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Historical Events In 1962

Sunday, 16 May 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   Walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News in the year 1962.  

Apr 17   Louise Fazenda, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 21   On this day in history century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington  

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   In the year 1962 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history mIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time: CA to MA  

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   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, LA  

Apr 29   In the year 1962 16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons & How to Succeed win  

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

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of francesca Lia Block, American author  

Jan 04   In the year 1962 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879) died in the year 1962.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42 in the year 1962.  

Jan 15   In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62  

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

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