Historical Events In 1962
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Jun 13 Eugene Goossens, British composer (Perseus), dies at 69 in the year 1962.
Jun 14 In the year 1962 anna Sleasers, first Boston Strangler victim
Jun 14 In the year 1962 thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle
Jun 15 On this day in history alfred Cortot, French pianist, dies at 84
Jun 15 On this day in history south Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes
Jun 17 On this day in history brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago
Jun 18 In the year 1962 volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Bruckner), dies at 82
Jun 19 Frank Borzage, US, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1962 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 75,190 m
Jun 23 On this day in history "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
Jun 24 On this day in history lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83
Jun 25 Ephraim Lisitsky, Hebrew poet, dies in the year 1962.
Jun 25 In the year 1962 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5 to 4) that prayers in public schools violated the First Amendment to the Constitution regarding the separation of church and state.
Jun 26 On this day in history blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill
Jun 27 NASA civilian pilot Joseph Walker takes X-15 to 6,606 kph, 37,700 m on this day in history.
Jun 28 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59 in the year 1962.
Jun 28 Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands in the year 1962.
Jun 29 First flight Vickers (British Aerospace) VC-10 long-range airliner on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1962 caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65
Jun 30 On this day in history lA Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits NY Mets, 5-0
Jun 30 In the year 1962 rwanda &Burundi become independent
Jul 01 Burundi & Rwanda gain independence from Belgium (National Days) in the year 1962.
Jul 01 On this day in history rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
Jul 03 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
Jul 03 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor in the year 1962.
Jul 04 On this day in history island Records begins
Jul 04 On this day in history rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56
Jul 04 Rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56 on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history algeria gains independence after 132 years of French rule
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64
Jul 06 In the year 1962 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64
Jul 07 In the year 1962 bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 horse races
Jul 09 In the year 1962 louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor (Willem van Oranje), dies at 74
Jul 09 In the year 1962 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island