Historical Events In 1962
Monday, 19 April 2021
May 22 In the year 1962 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth
May 22 Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated in the year 1962.
May 22 Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters in the year 1962.
May 22 In the year 1962 roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game
May 23 OAS leader General Raoul Salan sentenced to life on this day in history.
May 23 Scott Carpenter orbits Earth 3 times in US Aurora 7 on this day in history.
May 24 M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into earth orbit on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1962 isley Brothers release "Twist & Shout"
May 25 Isley Brothers release "Twist &Shout" in the year 1962.
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 On this day in history suit alleging de facto school segregation filed in Rochester NY
May 28 US stock market drops $20.8 B in 1 day on this day in history.
May 28 Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio in the year 1962.
May 29 In the year 1962 barbra Streisand appears on "Garry Moore Show"
May 29 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Garry Moore Show" in the year 1962.
May 29 Buck O'Neil becomes the first black coach in major league baseball, accepting a job with the Chicago Cubs in the year 1962.
May 30 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India) in the year 1962.
May 30 In the year 1962 benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres
May 31 "Tell It To Groucho" last airs on CBS-TV in the year 1962.
May 31 In the year 1962 adolf Eichmann, war criminal, hanged at Ramie Prison in Israel at 56
Jun 01 Oscar 2 (ham radio satellite) launched into Earth orbit in the year 1962.
Jun 01 In the year 1962 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 40,420 m
Jun 02 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62) on this day in history.
Jun 02 Franc S Finzgar, Slovic writer (Service Girls), dies in the year 1962.
Jun 03 On this day in history air France Boeing 707 crashes on takeoff from Paris, kills 130
Jun 04 In the year 1962 william Beebe, US biologist/explorer, dies at 84
Jun 06 On this day in history beatles meet their producer George Martin for the first time Beatles record "Besame Mucho" with Peter Best on drums
Jun 06 In the year 1962 guinn Williams, actor (Big Boy-Circus Boy), dies of poisoning at 63
Jun 07 In the year 1962 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 On this day in history john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
Jun 12 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m