Events
DateEvent
1962 Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah Was Born
1962 Michael Abels Was Born
1962 Mark Adamo Was Born
1962 Ernst Arnold Died
1962 Wolfram Buchenberg Was Born
1962 Sylvia Constantinidis Was Born
1962 David Crumb Was Born
1962 Hanns Eisler Died
1962 Samuil Feinberg Died
1962 Carlo Giorgio Garofalo Died
1962 Andrew Glover Was Born
1962 Eugene Aynsley Goossens Died
1962 Jennifer Higdon Was Born
1962 Jacques Ibert Died
1962 John Ireland Died
1962 Manolis Kalomiris Died
1962 Fritz Kreisler Died
1962 Ricard Lamote de Grignon Died
1962 Felice Lattuada Died
1962 Fran Lhotka Died
1962 Ricardo Llorca Was Born
1962 Laura Schwendinger Was Born
January 11 1962 Alex Shapiro Was Born
1962 Fredrik Sixten Was Born
1962 Giovanni Sollima Was Born
1962 Rudi Spring Was Born
February 17 1962 Bruno Walter Died
January 01 1962 United States Navy SEALs Established
January 01 1962 Western Samoa Achieves Independence, Changes Name
1962 P. Q. Phan Was Born
1962 Wolfram Wagner Was Born
1962 Lou Briel Was Born
1962 John Young Was Born
1962 Graham Waterhouse Was Born
1962 Niel van der Watt Was Born
January 03 1962 Pope John XXIII Excommunicates Castro
January 08 1962 Netherlands Harmelen Train Disaster Kills 93 People
January 10 1962 NASA Announces Plan To Build C-5 Rocket Launcher
January 11 1962 Soviet Submarine B-37 Destroyed In Polyarny
January 11 1962 A Peruvian Avalanche Kills 4,000
January 12 1962 U.S. Begins Combat In Vietnam
January 15 1962 Europe's Oldest Manuscript Found In Northern Greece
January 22 1962 OAS Suspends Cuba
January 26 1962 Ranger 3 Launched. Misses Moon By 22,000m
February 05 1962 Charles De Gaulle Granted Algerian Independence
February 07 1962 U.S. Bans Cuba Trade
February 08 1962 French Nazi Papon Instigates Charonne Massacre
February 10 1962 Gary Powers Exchanged For Soviet Rudolf Abel
February 10 1962 First Exhibition Of Roy Lichtenstein Opened
February 14 1962 Jackie Kennedy Presents White House TV Tour
February 16 1962 West Germany Flooding Kills 315
February 20 1962 Glenn First American To Orbit Earth
February 27 1962 South Vietnam President Unharmed
March 01 1962 American Airlines Flight 1 Crashes
March 02 1962 General Ne Win Siezes Power In Burma
March 02 1962 Wilt Chamberlain Sets N.B.A Single-game Record
March 04 1962 Plane Crash In Cameroon Kills 111
March 06 1962 Mid-Atlantic Ash Wednesday Storm 1962
March 13 1962 Lyman Lemnitzer Delivers A Proposal
March 16 1962 Aircraft Disappears In Pacific, 107 Dead
March 18 1962 √Čvian Accords Algerian War Of Independence,
March 19 1962 Bob Dylan Releases His First Album
March 19 1962 Algerian War Against French Ends
March 29 1962 Argentine Military Overthrows President Frondizi
April 02 1962 London Opens First Official Panda Crossing
April 06 1962 Bernstein Makes Controversial Remarks
April 16 1962 Walter Cronkite Lead News Anchor Of CBS Evening News
April 21 1962 Seattle World's Fair, First Since WWII, Opens
April 26 1962 NASA Spacecraft Crashes On The Moon
May 06 1962 Porres Canonized By Pope John XXIII
May 10 1962 Marvel Publishes First Incredible Hulk
May 19 1962 Birthday Salute To Kennedy At New York
May 22 1962 Bomb Explodes On Continental Airlines Flight 11
May 24 1962 Scott Carpenter's Triple Orbit Around The Earth
May 25 1962 The Old Bay Line Goes Out Of Business
May 27 1962 Centralia Mine Fire Ignites Town Landfill
May 31 1962 The West Indies Federation Dissolves
May 31 1962 Adolf Eichmann Is Hanged In Israel
June 01 1962 Pilkington Committee Finds British Public Anti-radio Broadcasting
June 02 1962 Chilean And Italian Soccer Players Fight
June 03 1962 Air France Accident On Paris Orly
June 11 1962 Trio First Prisoners To Escape Alcatraz
June 14 1962 European Space Research Organisation Is Established
July 01 1962 Independence Of Burundi
July 01 1962 Independence Of Rwanda
July 02 1962 Rogers, Arkansas: First Wal-Mart Opens
July 05 1962 Algeria Becomes Independent From France
July 06 1962 The Sedan Nuclear Test Takes Place
July 06 1962 Chat Show Airs On RTE
July 08 1962 Ne Win Dynamites University Crush Student Movement
July 09 1962 Starfish Prime Nuclear Test Conducted
July 09 1962 Ferus Gallery Features Andy Warhol's Campbell's Exhibit
July 10 1962 World's First Communications Satellite Launch
July 11 1962 First Transatlantic Satellite Television Transmission
July 11 1962 NASA Makes Announcement At Press Conference
July 12 1962 Rolling Stones First Concert Performed At Marquee Club
July 13 1962 Prime Minister Harold Macmillan Ends National Liberals
July 17 1962 'Small Boy' Test Shot At Nevada National Security Site
July 22 1962 Mariner 1 Destroyed After Erratic Flying
July 23 1962 The First Public Trans-Atlantic Program Featured Walter Cronkite
July 23 1962 Agreement On Laos Neutrality Is Signed
July 30 1962 Trans-Canada Highway, World's Largest Highway, Opens
August 05 1962 Mandela Jailed, Until 1990
August 06 1962 Jamaica Gains Independence From U.K
August 11 1962 Andrian Nikolayev Is First To Experience Microgravity
August 15 1962 Man Defects To North Korea
August 16 1962 French India Territory Treaty Ratified
August 17 1962 First Victim In Berlin Wall Crossing Attempt
August 20 1962 NS Savannah Embarks On Maiden Voyage
August 22 1962 Charles De Gaulle Assassination Attempt Fails
August 27 1962 Venus Bound Mariner 2 Is Launched
August 30 1962 Japan's NAMC YS-11 Aircraft Test Successful
August 31 1962 Trinidad And Tobago Becomes Independent
September 06 1962 Marsden Discovers Blackfriars Ship In London
September 08 1962 Independent Algeria Adopts A Constitution
September 08 1962 Last Run Of The Pines Express
September 15 1962 Poltava Heads To Cuba Causes Crisis
September 18 1962 Four Nations Admitted To U.N
September 20 1962 James Meridith, African American, Barred From University Temporarily
September 23 1962 Lincoln Center Opens In New York City
September 24 1962 Mississippi University Forced To Admit James Meredith
September 25 1962 Ferhat Abbas Becomes President Of Algeria
September 25 1962 North Yemen Civil War Begins
September 27 1962 The Yemen Arab Republic Is Established
September 28 1962 Brisbane Depot Fire Destroys 65 Trams
September 29 1962 The First Canadian Satellite, Is Launched
September 30 1962 The National Farm Workers Association Founded
September 30 1962 James Meredith Defies Segregation
October 01 1962 First Broadcast Of The Tonight Show
October 03 1962 Project Mercury Launched In Cape Canaveral On Nine-hour Flight
October 05 1962 Dr. No: First Bond Film Released
October 05 1962 Beatles Release First Single In The U.K
October 08 1962 Algeria Joins The United Nations
October 08 1962 Spiegel Scandal Prompts Treason Accusation
October 09 1962 Uganda Becomes Independent
October 11 1962 First Ecumenical Council In 92 Years Convenes
October 12 1962 Columbus Day Storm- Record Wind Velocities
October 13 1962 Cyclone Hits Pacific With Deadly Force
October 14 1962 U.S. Pilot Flew Over Cuba And Found Nuclear Warheads
October 20 1962 China Ignites Sino-Indian War
October 22 1962 Kennedy Discovers Soviet Nukes In Cuba
October 25 1962 Uganda Joins The United Nations
October 25 1962 Stevenson Shows Cuban Missle Photos At U.N
October 25 1962 Mandela Sentenced For Five Years
October 27 1962 Air Force Major Dead As Spy Plane Shot Down
October 27 1962 Mystery Surrounds Enrico Mattei's Plane Crash
October 28 1962 Khrushchev Orders Missiles Removed From Cuba
November 04 1962 Last Atmospheric Cuclear Test By USA Above Johnston Atoll
November 06 1962 U.N. General Assembly Calls For South Africa Boycott
November 11 1962 Kuwait Ratifies The Constitution
November 17 1962 President Kennedy Dedicates Washington Dulles International Airport
November 20 1962 Kennedy And Soviet Union End Cuban Blockade
November 21 1962 Chinese Army Surrenders To India
November 24 1962 Socialist Unity Party Of West Berlin Formed
November 24 1962 The British Programme That Was Broadcasted First
December 02 1962 Mansfield Makes Disparaging Comments On Vietnam War
December 07 1962 Prince Rainier Gives Councils More Power
December 08 1962 NYC Newspaper Strike Lasts 114 Days
December 09 1962 Arizona: Petrified Forest National Park Established
December 11 1962 Arthur Lucas Is Executed In Canada
December 13 1962 Relay 1 Satellite Launched Into Orbit
December 14 1962 NASA Sends Spacecraft To Fly By Venus
December 21 1962 Norway Establishes First National Park, Rondane