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Historical Events In 1962

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

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

Apr 15   In the year 1962 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history eino Oksanen wins his 3rd Boston Marathon  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 22   In the year 1962 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   In the year 1962 mIT sends TV signal by satellite for first time CA to MA  

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

Apr 24   The first Lockheed A-12 is taxi tested on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on this day in history.  

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   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   Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Phila Phillies) was born in the year 1962.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ulrike Lang, writer  

Jan 03   Francesca Lia Block, American author was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died in the year 1962.  

Jan 13   In the year 1962 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   On this day in history emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77  

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