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Historical Events In 1962

Monday, 04 July 2022

May 22   14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth in the year 1962.  

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

May 22   Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1962 roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  

May 23   OAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life on this day in history.  

May 23   Scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7 on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history m Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit  

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

May 25   In the year 1962 isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout"  

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

May 25   US unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week in the year 1962.  

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   Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio in the year 1962.  

May 29   On this day in history barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"  

May 29   Barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show" on this day in history.  

May 29   Buck O'Neil becomes the first black coach in major league baseball, accepting a job with the Chicago Cubs in the year 1962.  

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   On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   Air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130 on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1962 william Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84  

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

Jun 06   Guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 31,580 m in the year 1962.  

Jun 08   In the year 1962 jim Beatty runs world record 2 mile (8:29.8)  

Jun 09   On this day in history henry Kendall, actor (Shadow, Romance & Riches), dies at 65  

Jun 12   John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1962 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   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   In the year 1962 birth of joe Kleine, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62 in the year 1962.  

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

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