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.