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Historical Events In 1962

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

May 22   14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

May 22   On this day in history robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters  

May 22   Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1962 oAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life  

May 23   In the year 1962 scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7  

May 24   In the year 1962 m Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit  

May 25   Isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout" on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout"  

May 25   US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric) on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history uS unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week  

May 28   Suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY in the year 1962.  

May 28   US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day in the year 1962.  

May 28   On this day in history wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio  

May 29   Barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show" in the year 1962.  

May 29   In the year 1962 barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show"  

May 29   Buck O'Neil becomes the first black coach in major league baseball, accepting a job with the Chicago Cubs on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)  

May 30   On this day in history benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres  

May 31   On this day in history "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV  

May 31   On this day in history adolf Eichmann, war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56  

Jun 01   Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.  

Jun 01   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1962 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)  

Jun 02   Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1962 air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130  

Jun 04   On this day in history william Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84  

Jun 06   Beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1962 guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63  

Jun 07   On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m  

Jun 08   Jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82 in the year 1962.  

Jun 12   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m 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   On this day in history birth of gavin Hastings, WLAF kicker (Scottish Claymores)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1962 death of hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)  

Jan 06   Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57 in the year 1962.  

Jan 09   LeRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68 in the year 1962.  

Jan 12   Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 16   Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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