Historical Events In 1962
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history beatles' Decca audition is unsuccessful
Jan 01 Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76 in the year 1962.
Jan 01 On this day in history navy SEAL teams established
Jan 01 Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium in the year 1962.
Jan 01 Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand; Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1962 nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS
Jan 03 Ground is broken for the Houston Astrodome in the year 1962.
Jan 03 In the year 1962 pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro
Jan 04 In the year 1962 1st automated (unmanned) subway train (NYC)
Jan 04 In the year 1962 the first automated (unmanned) subway train (New York City NY)
Jan 05 Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints" on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1962 jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter (France, N Africa), dies at 57
Jan 07 In the year 1962 aFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 47-27
Jan 07 Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, fails on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 91 die (Netherlands)
Jan 08 Dutch express train crashes into slow commuter train, 93 die (Neth) on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history golfer Jack Nicklaus, 21, first pro appearance, he came in 50th
Jan 09 On this day in history leRoy B Shield, US pianist/composer (Union Pacific Suite), dies at 68
Jan 09 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Jan 10 4,000 die in avalanche, Ranrahirca, Perú in the year 1962.
Jan 10 In the year 1962 eruptions on Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy 7 villages & kill 3,500
Jan 11 Mandela leaves South Africa, travels to Ethiopia, Algeria &England on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1962 volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die
Jan 12 On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42
Jan 13 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances in the year 1962.
Jan 13 On this day in history comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in Los Angeles.
Jan 13 On this day in history ernie Kovacs, comedian, dies in a car crash in West LA, at 42
Jan 14 In the year 1962 nFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30
Jan 15 On this day in history 50th Australian Mens Tennis Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64)
Jan 15 50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64) on this day in history.
Jan 15 Dutch & Indonesian navy encounter in Etna Bay New Guinea in the year 1962.
Jan 15 In the year 1962 kenneth MacKenna, actor (Men Without Women), dies of cancer at 62
Jan 16 In the year 1962 death of JF Hurley, first official AIF photographer, appointed during the Battle of Third Ypres in 1917
Jan 16 In the year 1962 emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77