Historical Events In 1962
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Mar 07 Launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data) on this day in history.
Mar 07 Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960) in the year 1962.
Mar 07 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
Mar 08 On this day in history beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)
Mar 08 In the year 1962 the Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC
Mar 08 In the year 1962 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 09 Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians in the year 1962.
Mar 09 Howard Engstrom, Boston, a designer of Univac computer, dies at 59 in the year 1962.
Mar 09 US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight in the year 1962.
Mar 10 Due to it's no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel & move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida in the year 1962.
Mar 11 On this day in history will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79
Mar 12 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia in the year 1962.
Mar 13 In the year 1962 yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty
Mar 14 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France in the year 1962.
Mar 15 5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter in the year 1962.
Mar 15 Donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump in the year 1962.
Mar 15 Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64 in the year 1962.
Mar 16 John Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1962 the first launching of Titan 2-rocket
Mar 16 On this day in history uS Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167
Mar 17 Frank Orth, actor (Boston Blackie, The Brothers), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Mar 18 On this day in history algerian War ends after 7˝ years of fighting (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees
Mar 19 "All American" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances in the year 1962.
Mar 19 On this day in history archbishop Suenens of Mechelen-Brussels appointed cardinal
Mar 20 On this day in history andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies
Mar 20 Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater in the year 1962.
Mar 21 A bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds in the year 1962.
Mar 21 In the year 1962 actor Matthew Broderick born this day.
Mar 21 On this day in history dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control
Mar 22 "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" opens at Shubert NYC for 300 perfs in the year 1962.
Mar 22 Aura Abranches, Port actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history french government uses fighter planes and tanks in attempt to end insurrection by European rightists in Algeria.
Mar 23 On this day in history jFK visits San Francisco
Mar 23 In the year 1962 josephus RH van Schaik, lawyer/vice-premier of Neth, dies at 80