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1962 Calendar

1962 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1962 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 5, 1962 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 10, 1962 – Captured American U2 spy-plane pilot Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
  •  July 6, 1962 – As a part of Operation Plowshare, the Sedan nuclear test takes place.
  •  August 22, 1962 – An attempt to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle fails.
  •  October 16, 1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States, and Cuba and the USSR, begins.
  •  October 22, 1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis: US President John F. Kennedy, after internal counsel from Dwight D. Eisenhower, announces that American reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and that he has ordered a naval “quarantine” of the Communist nation.
  •  October 27, 1962 – Major Rudolf Anderson of the United States Air Force becomes the only direct human casualty of the Cuban Missile Crisis when his U-2 reconnaissance airplane is shot down in Cuba by a Soviet-supplied SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile.
  •  November 20, 1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis ends: In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation.
  •  December 2, 1962 – Vietnam War: After a trip to Vietnam at the request of US President John F. Kennedy, US Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield becomes the first American official not to make an optimistic public comment on the war’s progress.
  •  December 14, 1962 – NASA’s Mariner 2 becomes the first spacecraft to fly by Venus.

Who Were Born On 1962?

  •  January 4, 1962 – Laila Eloui, Egyptian actress
  •  February 5, 1962 – Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress
  •  March 30, 1962 – Mark Begich, American Senator from Alaska
  •  April 3, 1962 – Jennifer Rubin, American actress
  •  April 7, 1962 – Ram Gopal Varma, Indian film director & producer
  •  April 16, 1962 – Ian MacKaye, American musician, (Fugazi and Minor Threat)
  •  June 10, 1962 – Anderson Bigode Herzer, Brazilian writer and poet (d. 1982)
  •  June 13, 1962 – Glenn Michibata, Canadian professional tennis player
  •  June 15, 1962 – Thomas Mikal Ford, American actor
  •  August 25, 1962 – Māris Bružiks, Latvian triple jumper