Historical Events for September 1962

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Events 1 - 92 of 92

1st - 12,000 die in an earthquake in western Iran
1st - KATC TV channel 3 in Lafayette, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1st - UN announces Earth's population has hit 3 billion
1st - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1st - Channel Television launches to 54,000 households in the Channel Islands.
2nd - Stan Musial's 3,516th hit moves over Tris Speaker into 2nd place
2nd - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
3rd - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open
4th - Beatles record "How Do You Do It" at EMI
4th - French president De Gaulle visits German FR
5th - Atletico Madrid of Spain win 2nd European Cup Winner's Cup against ACF Fiorentina of Italy 3-0 in Stuttgart (replay)
5th - Cubs Ken Hubbs sets 2nd base record for consecutive errorless games at 78 & consecutive errorless chances (418), he errors in the 4th
6th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
8th - Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)
8th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 8th - Last run of the famous Pines Express over the Somerset and Dorset Railway line (UK) fittingly using the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, 9F locomotive 92220 'Evening Star'
9th - Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
9th - Soviet economist Liberman plead for autonomous businesses
9th - WNYS (now WIXT) TV channel 9 in Syracuse, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
10th - KLRN TV channel 9 in San Antonio, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
10th - WDCN TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
10th - 82nd U.S. Men's National Championship: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (6-2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4)
10th - 76th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Darlene Hard (9-7, 6-4)
11th - Beatles cut "Love Me Do" & "PS I Love You" with Andy White on drums
Beatles Drummer Ringo StarrBeatles Drummer Ringo Starr 11th - Drummer Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best of the Beatles
11th - KVCR TV channel 24 in San Bernardino, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
12th - Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game
14th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
15th - "Bravo, Giovanni" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 perfs
15th - Australia's 1st entry in America's Cup yacht race (US wins)
15th - KC A's Bill Fischer sets record of 69 1/3 innings without a walk
15th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
15th - WOKR TV channel 13 in Rochester, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
16th - Brian Kilby wins marathon: (2:23:18.8)
16th - Gerda Kroon runs European record 800 m in 2:02.8
16th - Public TV channel 13 begins in NYC
16th - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open
16th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
17th - Justice Dept files 1st suit to end segregation in public schools
17th - US space officials announce selection of 9 new astronauts
18th - Bob Aspromonte sets NL 3rd baseman record of 57 cons errorless games
18th - Charlie Finley is denied permission to move As to Dallas-Fort Worth
18th - Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica & Trinidad admitted (105th-108th) to UN
18th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
19th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
20th - Ben Bella wins 1st elections in independent Algeria
20th - Gov R Barnett refuses to admit a black to Miss Univ (James Meredith)
Singer-Songwriter Bob DylanSinger-Songwriter Bob Dylan 22nd - Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall
23rd - ABC's 1st color TV series - The Jetsons
23rd - LA Dodger Maury Wills steals record setting #97 on his way to 104
23rd - Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora" premieres in Berlin
23rd - Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
23rd - NY's Philharmonic Hall (since renamed Avery Fisher Hall) opens as 1st unit of Lincoln Center for Performing Arts
24th - KWSU TV channel 10 in Pullman, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
24th - US Circuit Court of Appeals orders Meredith admitted to University of Miss
25th - Black church is destroyed by fire in Macon Georgia
25th - Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title
25th - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny ListonBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston 25th - Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
25th - Yankees clinch AL pennant
25th - "New Painting of Common Objects" exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum opens - 1st show on American Pop Art
26th - LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
26th - TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS
26th - Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)
27th - Military uprising under Col Abdullah as-Sallal North Yemen
27th - US sells Israel, Hawk anti-aircraft missiles
27th - Rachel Carson publishes 'Silent Spring' about the deleterious impacts pesticide use in the US on the environment
28th - "Brighter Day" last airs on CBS-TV daytime
28th - "I'm Dickens, He's Fenster" debuts on ABC-TV
28th - "Jan Murray Show" last airs on NBC-TV
Marine Biologist and Writer Rachel CarsonMarine Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson 28th - "Tonight Show" last airs on NBC-TV
28th - "Verdict Is Yours," last airs on CBS-TV
28th - Alouette (Canada), 1st Canadian satellite, launched
28th - Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.
29th - "Alley Cat" by Bent Fabric & His Piano peaks at #7
29th - "Green Onions" by Booker T & MG's peaks at #3
29th - "My Fair Lady" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 2,715 perfs
29th - "Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show" debuts on ABC-TV
29th - "You Can't Judge A Book By Cover" by Bo Diddley peaks at #48
29th - Algerian government of Ben Bella forms
29th - Indians & Angels set AL record of 40 strikeouts in a doubleheader
29th - JFK authorized use of federal troops to integrate U of Mississippi
29th - Launch of Alouette 1, 1st Canadian satellite (on US Delta rocket)
29th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy 30th - A's Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consec innings pitched without a walk
30th - JFK routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi
30th - James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi
30th - KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
30th - KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
30th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
30th - NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1
30th - Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers.

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