Historical Events In 1962
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Aug 04 Nelson Mandela captured by South African police on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history first quasar located by radio
Aug 05 Marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug OD at 35 on this day in history.
Aug 05 Nelson Mandela arrested for incitement & illigally leaving South Africa in the year 1962.
Aug 05 Nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned in the year 1962.
Aug 06 On this day in history jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule
Aug 06 Jamaica gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1962 jamaica gains independent from Britain
Aug 07 On this day in history morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49
Aug 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1962.
Aug 09 In the year 1962 hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85
Aug 10 Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 in the year 1962.
Aug 11 Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3 in the year 1962.
Aug 11 Beach Boys release "Surfin' Safari" on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15
Aug 12 On this day in history tim D.was born this day in Calgary
Aug 13 Bert Campaneris of Daytona Beach (FSL) pitches ambidextrously on this day in history.
Aug 14 French and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel in the year 1962.
Aug 14 NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m in the year 1962.
Aug 14 US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1962 shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia
Aug 16 In the year 1962 ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer
Aug 17 Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1962 e German border guards shot &kill Peter Fechter, 18, attempting to cross Berlin Wall into western sector
Aug 17 Navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA in the year 1962.
Aug 18 In the year 1962 cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68
Aug 18 In the year 1962 peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"
Aug 19 Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Aug 21 Verne Gagne beats Mister M (doctor X) in Minn, to become NWA champ on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1962 hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70
Aug 24 Henry George Ley, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Aug 26 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open in the year 1962.
Aug 27 Carlos Lavin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Aug 27 Mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus in the year 1962.