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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Apr 15   Clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 walter Cronkite begins anchoring CBS Evening News  

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

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

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

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1962.  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1962.  

Apr 22   In the year 1962 marilynn Smith wins LPGA Sunshine Golf Open  

Apr 22   Solomon Pimsleur, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1962 cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on  

Apr 25   US Ranger spacecraft crash lands on the Moon in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 26   US/UK launch Ariel; first international payload in the year 1962.  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1962 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 in the year 1962.  

Apr 30   In the year 1962 willie Mays hits 4 HRs  

May 01   JFK authorizes Area Redevelopment Act (ARA) in the year 1962.  

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? in the year 1962.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Mark Gardner, US baseball player (Florida Marlins) was born in the year 1962.  

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

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   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   In the year 1962 diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57  

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 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   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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